Late Latin monōdiafrom Greek monōidiāmono-mono-aoidē, ōidēsongwed-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latinmonodia, from Ancient Greek Î¼Î¿Î½á¿³Î´Î¯Î± (monÅdia).
Monody Sentence Examples
The most remarkable is the Monody on the Death of Chatterton and the Religious Musings.
The Canzoniere is therefore one long melodious monody poured from the poet's soul, with the indefinite form of a beautiful woman seated in a lovely landscape, a perpetual object of delightful contemplation.
We have an opportunity to hear the original monody on the immediately preceding track.
Of the former, his panegyric on the emperor Anastasius alone is extant; the description of the church of St Sophia and the monody on its partial destruction by an earthquake are spurious.