Usage examples for sonorous

  1. It is indeed, more sonorous and stately than classical French language was from the seventeenth century to the days of Victor Hugo, and abounds in picturesque terms which have since dropped out of use. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. He was a big man, tall and stout, with a deep, sonorous voice, handsome black eyes, and a white beard- a white beard which made him look venerable against his will, for he was as active as a boy, and one of the hardest riders in the country. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  3. It is as terrifying a conception as the Last Judgment; nor does it miss the sonorous and sorrowful grandeur of the Medici Tombs. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker