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syllabic

Definitions of syllabic
  1. adjective
    of or relating to syllables
    syllabic accent”
    syllabic characters each represent a syllable”
  2. adjective
    consisting of a syllable or syllables
    Synonyms:
    disyllabic
    having or characterized by or consisting of two syllables
    monosyllabic
    having or characterized by or consisting of one syllable
    octosyllabic
    having or characterized by or consisting of eight syllables
    pentasyllabic
    having or characterized by or consisting of five syllables
    polysyllabic
    having or characterized by words of more than three syllables
    decasyllabic
    having or characterized by or consisting of ten syllables
    syllabled
    pronounced in syllables
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    Antonyms:
    nonsyllabic, unsyllabic
    not forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable; consisting of a consonant sound accompanied in the same syllable by a vowel sound or consisting of a vowel sound dominated by other vowel sounds in a syllable (as the second vowel in a falling diphthong)
    unsyllabled
    not articulated in syllables
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  3. adjective
    consisting of or using a syllabary
  4. adjective
    (of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable
    “the syllabic 'nl' in 'riddle'”
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    Antonyms:
    nonsyllabic
    (of speech sounds) not forming or capable of forming the nucleus of a syllable
  5. adjective
    (of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities
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    Antonyms:
    accentual
    (of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity
    quantitative
    (of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables
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