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musical

mu·si·cal

musical

 
pronunciation:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or producing music.
a musical instrument
definition 2: like music rather than noise; having pleasant melodious or harmonious qualities.
Her voice has a musical sound to it.
antonyms:
discordant, unmusical
similar words:
dulcet, euphonic, harmonious, lilting, melodic, melodious, resonant, rhythmic, tuneful
definition 3: talented in or fond of music.
Your children are so musical.
antonyms:
unmusical
similar words:
creative, gifted
definition 4: accompanied by or including music.
musical comedy
similar words:
choral, instrumental, lyric, operatic, symphonic, vocal
derivations: musically (adv.), musicality (n.)
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The word musical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.