I hurried into the church when I heard the plangent sounds of the tolling, deep-sounding bells, which indicated the funeral of my beloved was about to begin. Walking inside, the plangent, loud beats of the hymn surrounded me, and I found I could not get away from their penetrating sadness. When the strong vibrating sounds of the plangent organ began, I could no longer contain my sorrow, and I began to weep uncontrollably.
Quiz: What is a plangent noise?
- Ringing and mournful.
- Hushed and filled with respect.
- One reminescent of a funeral.