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ca·coph·o·nous

 (kə-kŏf′ə-nəs)
adj.
Having a harsh, unpleasant sound; discordant.

[From Greek kakophōnos : kakos, bad; see kakka- in Indo-European roots + phōnē, sound; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·coph′o·nous·ly adv.
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cacophonous

(kəˈkɒfənəs) ,

cacophonic

,

cacophonical

or

cacophonious

adj
jarring in sound; discordant; harsh
caˈcophonously, ˌcacoˈphonically adv
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ca•coph•o•nous

(kəˈkɒf ə nəs)

adj.
having a harsh or discordant sound.
[1790–1800; < Greek]
ca•coph′o•nous•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cacophonous - having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
euphonious, euphonous - having a pleasant sound; "a euphonious trill of silver laughter"
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cacophonous

adjective discordant, harsh, jarring, grating, raucous, strident, dissonant, inharmonious screaming guitars and cacophonous vocals
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cacophonous

or cacophonic
or cacophonical
adjective
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound:
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Translations

cacophonous

[kəˈkɒfənəs] ADJcacofónico
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cacophonous

[kəˈkɒfənəs] adj (= discordant) → cacophonique
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cacophonous

adjmisstönend, kakophon (geh)
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cacophonous

[kəˈkɒfənəs] adj (frm) → cacofonico/a
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