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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MELODIOUSNESS

With his remembrance of the grim deacon he had doubts as to the melodiousness of HIS utterance.

His music is specially characterized by grace and melodiousness.

What a wild beauty and fragrance and melodiousness it possessed above all forests, because of that mystery that drew me to it!

There it still lay, calm yet lively; of an unmixed blue, yet variegated; hushed, but articulate even to melodiousness.

It is not a melody in the old-fashioned meaning of the term, but it fairly teems with melodiousness.

Voices of people boating on the river floated up too, softened to melodiousness.

Now, taken as a whole, the babbler class is characterised neither by beauty nor melodiousness.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French melodios "melodious; delightful" (French mélodieux), from Medieval Latin melodiosus, from Latin melodia (see melody). Related: Melodiously; melodiousness.

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