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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clangorous, clangingadjective

    having a loud resonant metallic sound

    "the clangorous locomotive works"; "a clanging gong"

Wiktionary

  1. clangingnoun

    A noise that clangs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clanging

    of Clang

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  1. Clanging

    In psychology and psychiatry, clanging refers to a mode of speech characterized by association of words based upon sound rather than concepts. For example, this may include compulsive rhyming or alliteration without apparent logical connection between words. This is associated with the irregular thinking apparent in psychotic mental illnesses. Clanging refers specifically to behavior that is situationally inappropriate. While a poet rhyming is not evidence of mental illness, disorganized speech that impedes the patient's ability to communicate is a disorder in itself, often seen in schizophrenia.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clanging in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clanging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of clanging in a Sentence

  1. Christopher Morley:

    A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.

  2. Republican Representative Bruce Babin:

    The terrorist attack in Paris by militant Islamists is a loud clanging alarm bell to Congress and the American people warning us why we must block Obama’s reckless and foolish plan to allow tens of thousands of Syrian refugees into the U.S..

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