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(Con"so*nant*ness), n. The quality or condition of being consonant, agreeable, or consistent.
(Con"so*nous) a. [L. consonus. See Consonant.] Agreeing in sound; symphonious.
(Con*so`pi*a"tion) n. The act of sleeping, or of lulling, to sleep. [Obs.] Pope.
(Con"so*pite) a. [L. consopitus, p. p. of consopire.] Lulled to sleep. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.
(Con"so*pite), v. t. To lull to sleep; to quiet; to compose. [Obs.]
The operation of the masculine faculties of the soul were, for a while, well slacked and consopited.
(Con"sort) n. [L. consore, -sortis; con- + sors lot, fate, share. See Sort.]
1. One who shares the lot of another; a companion; a partner; especially, a wife or husband. Milton.
He single chose to live, and shunned to wed,
Well pleased to want a consort of his bed.
The consort of the queen has passed from this troubled sphere.
The snow-white gander, invariably accompanied by his darker consort.
2. (Naut.) A ship keeping company with another.
3. Concurrence; conjunction; combination; association; union. "By Heaven's consort." Fuller. "Working in
Take it singly, and it carries an air of levity; but, in consort with the rest, has a meaning quite different.
4. [LL. consortium.] An assembly or association of persons; a company; a group; a combination. [Obs.]
In one consort' there sat
Cruel revenge and rancorous despite,
Disloyal treason, and heart-burning hate.
Lord, place me in thy consort.
5. [Perh. confused with concert.] Harmony of sounds; concert, as of musical instruments. [Obs.] Milton.
To make a sad consort';
Prince consort, the husband of a queen regnant. Queen consort, the wife of a king, as distinguished
from a queen regnant, who rules alone, and a queen dowager, the window of a king.
Come, let us join our mournful song with theirs.
(Con*sort") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Consorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Consorting.] To unite or to keep
company; to associate; used with with.
Which of the Grecian chiefs consorts with thee?
(Con*sort"), v. t.
1. To unite or join, as in affection, harmony, company, marriage, etc.; to associate.
He with his consorted Eve.
For all that pleasing is to living ears
Was there consorted in one harmony.
He begins to consort himself with men.