Definition of absonous in English:

absonous

adjective

rare
  • 1Out of tune; unharmonious, dissonant.

  • 2Incongruous, absurd; unreasonable.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Martin Fotherby (c1560–1620), bishop of Salisbury. From classical Latin absonus of unpleasant sound, harsh, discordant, unpleasing in effect, in bad taste, inconsistent + -ous.

Pronunciation:

absonous

/ˈabsənəs/