Mellifluous – Word of the Day

Today’s Word of the Day is mellifluous (adjective): sweet-sounding or harmonious.

mellifluous

Example: Her mellifluous and smooth voice calmed my nerves.

Synonyms: musical, sweet-sounding, rich

Antonyms: cacophonous, discordant

Mellifluous comes from the latin word “mellifluus,” which means flowing like honey. “Mel” means honey, and “fluere” means to flow. Today, Mellifluous refers to sounds and sometimes flavors with a sweet, honey-like taste.

 

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