Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Discordant; inharmonious; incongruous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unmusical.
  • Figuratively, discordant; opposed; contrary: as, “absonous to our reason,” Glanville, Scep. Sci., iv.

Etymologies

From Latin absonus, from ab- ("away") + sonus ("sound"). (Wiktionary)

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