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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplangentplan‧gent /ˈplændʒənt/ adjective [usually before noun] literary  SAD/UNHAPPYa plangent sound is loud and deep and sounds sad the plangent sound of the violinplangently adverbplangency noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
plangentFrancie made a final plangent chord and took the fiddle from under his chin.Entering St Petersburg Conservatory at 13, he shocked his professors with his angular harmonies, jagged rhythms and plangent colours.The altered states, the plangent electronic keyboards, and her use of Biblical text all conspire to create a portentous sound.Doubtless there are grizzled old dead-heads who got sober listening to the plangent harmonies of Dark Star.Then came the quiet plangent sound of a harpsichord.
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