horrisonant

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horrisonant (comparative more horrisonant, superlative most horrisonant)

  1. Having an unpleasant sound.
    • 1834, Robert Southey, The Doctor
      And if it had been necessary to exact implicit and profound belief, by mysterious and horrisonant terms, he could have amazed the listener...
    • 1976, Ray Coryton Hutchinson, Rising
      ...one or two responded to the culprit's screams with horrisonant laughter...