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Definitions for contrapuntal
ˌkɒn trəˈpʌn tlcon·tra·pun·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrapuntal(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of or according to the rules of counterpoint

    "contrapuntal base"

  2. polyphonic, contrapuntal(adj)

    having two or more independent but harmonically related melodic parts sounding together


  1. contrapuntal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to counterpoint.

  2. Origin: From Latin punctus contra punctum (“note against note”)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contrapuntal(adj)

    pertaining to, or according to the rules of, counterpoint

  2. Origin: [It. contrappunto counterpoint. See Counterpoint.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contrapuntal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contrapuntal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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