Consonance

Definition:
Consonance refers to repetition of sounds in quick succession produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase. The repetitive sound is often found at the end of a word. Consonance is the opposite of assonance, which implies repetitive usage of vowel sounds.

Example:
He struck a streak of bad luck.

6 thoughts on “Consonance”

  1. I have been taught that consonance is a repeated consonant sound in the middle or end of the word, which distinguishes it from alliteration.

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