Having an unpleasant sound.

And if it had been necessary to exact implicit and profound belief, by mysterious and horrisonant terms, he could have amazed the listener...

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  • Horrisonant — Hor*ris o*nant, a. Horrisonous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horrisonant — /ho risˈə nənt/ adjective Dreadful sounding (also (archaic) horrisˈonous) ORIGIN: From root of L horrēre to bristle, and sonāns, antis sounding …   Useful english dictionary

  • horrisonant —   a. making horrible sound …   Dictionary of difficult words

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