"atonic" Definition

  1. a. Characterized by atony, or want of vital energy; as, an atonic disease.
  2. a. Unaccented; as, an atonic syllable.
  3. a. Destitute of tone vocality; surd.
  4. n. A word that has no accent.
  5. n. An element of speech entirely destitute of vocality, or produced by the breath alone; a nonvocal or surd consonant; a breathing.
  6. n. A remedy capable of allaying organic excitement or irritation.

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Position in dictionary: 7256 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "atonic": 1
Words that end with "atonic": 5
Words that contain "atonic": 9
Next words in dictionary: atoning, atony, atop, atrabilarian, atrabilarious, atrabiliar, atrabiliary, atrabilious, atramentaceous, atramental
Previous words in dictionary: atoner, atonement, atoned, atone, atonable, atomy, atomology, atomizer, atomize, atomization

English Dictionary Definition of atonic

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