cacophonic

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Adj.1.cacophonic - 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"
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cacophonous

or cacophonic
or cacophonical
adjective
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound:
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kakophonisch
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Critique: One of the oldest forms of the literary arts, poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre, to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
Critique: Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language, including such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre, to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
Poetry is a form of literary art which uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language - such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre - to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.