Definition of Murmurous

1. Adjective. Characterized by soft sounds. "A slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines"

Exact synonyms: Rustling, Soughing, Susurrous
Similar to: Soft
Derivative terms: Murmur



Definition of Murmurous

1. a. Attended with murmurs; exciting murmurs or complaint; murmuring.

Definition of Murmurous

1. Adjective. Low, indistinct (of a sound); reminiscent of a murmur. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Murmurous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Murmurous

murling
murlins
murls
murly
murmanite
murmur
murmur vowel
murmuration
murmurations
murmured
murmurer
murmurers
murmuring
murmuringly
murmurings
murmurous (current term)
murmurously
murmurs
murnival
murnivals
murolene
muromegalovirus
muromonab-CD3
muropeptide
muropeptides
murphies
murphy
murra
murrain

Literary usage of Murmurous

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1. Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes by Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"May's eldest child, The coming musk.rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. KEATS : Ode to a Nightingale. Flowers of all bue, ..."

2. Hawthorn and Lavender, with Other Verses by William Ernest HENLEY (1901)
"HAWTHORN AND LAVENDER XXIX A world of leafage murmurous and a-twinkle; The green, delicious plenitude of June; Love and laughter and song The blue day long ..."

3. The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite by Nathan David Thompson (1886)
"That brood'st serenely o'er the purpling hills; О blissful valley! nestling, cool and fair, In the fond arms of yonder murmurous rills. ..."

4. The Brandywine by John Russell Hayes (1898)
"For whether hastening with murmurous song Down pebble-fretted slopes, or lingering In tranquil majesty along thy deeps, ..."

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