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Mellifluous Definition & Synonyms – 601 Words

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Mellifluous definition and synonyms from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam with antonyms and illustrations. Improve your reading and listening comprehension with the word, mellifluous.

/melˈɪf.lu.əs/ (adj)

Mellifluous definition

(of a sound) pleasant and dulcet, sweet-sounding, having a smooth rich flow, honeyed, soothing, pleasantly flowing and smooth, mellow, silky, melodious, harmonious, melodic, musical

Example

If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music.

There are few things that stimulate the brain the way music does. If you want to keep your brain engaged throughout the aging process, listening to or playing mellifluous music is a great tool. It provides a total brain workout.

Research has shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure, and pain as well as improve sleep quality, mood, mental alertness, and memory.

Source of example: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org

Antonyms

jarring, cacophonous

Parts of speech

Noun: mellifluousness

Noun: mellifluence

Adjective: mellifluent

Adverb: mellifluously

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