euphony

Shakespeare's language is a good example of euphony: pleasant, musical sounds in harmony, as with “To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow / Creeps in this petty pace from day to day.”

Use euphony to describe music or poetry. To understand it, break it down: eu- means good; phon- means sound or voice. Of course, just as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, euphony is in the ear of the listener — it's subjective. Kids and their parents rarely find euphony in the same song.

DEFINITIONS OF: euphony

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n any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds

Synonyms:
music
Types:
music of the spheres
an inaudible music that Pythagoras thought was produced by the celestial
Type of:
auditory sensation, sound
the subjective sensation of hearing something
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