V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: having a pleasant sound or a pleasing tune; having a melody

Synonyms: musical, mellifluous, harmonious, symphonic, sonorous, tuneful

Antonyms: discordant

Tips: The word melody, the root of melodious, comes from the Greek word meloidia, "choral song." Music, obviously, is melodious, but anything pleasing to the ear, like someone's voice or a bird's song, can also be described as melodious.

Usage Examples:

The melodious sounds of the choir reached the streets outside. (musical, sonorous)

Their melodious singing and impressive dancing makes them great candidates for the leads in the upcoming musical. (harmonious, resonant)

He relaxed under the tree, listening to the melodious sounds of nature. (sweet, mellifluous)

The child's first attempts at piano playing were more clamorous than melodious. (musical, tuneful)

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