cacophonous

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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.

cacophonous

(kəˈkɒfənəs) ,

cacophonic

,

cacophonical

or

cacophonious

adj
jarring in sound; discordant; harsh
caˈcophonously, ˌcacoˈphonically adv

ca•coph•o•nous

(kəˈkɒf ə nəs)

adj.
having a harsh or discordant sound.
[1790–1800; < Greek]
ca•coph′o•nous•ly, adv.
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"

cacophonous

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

cacophonous

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

cacophonous

[kəˈkɒfənəs] ADJcacofónico

cacophonous

[kəˈkɒfənəs] adj (= discordant) → cacophonique

cacophonous

adjmisstönend, kakophon (geh)

cacophonous

[kəˈkɒfənəs] adj (frm) → cacofonico/a
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Anyone who has ever thought "I have nothing to wear" while standing in front of a packed closet knows that having an excess of choices cacophonously presented can be paralyzing.
The ground-floor shops opposite (in a building whose roof he once climbed with an RPG on his back, as a soldier in '74) have been turned into low-income flats, and pop music blares into the street -- Adele, Bonnie Tyler -- blending cacophonously with the Greek music from Haig's own radio; "The girls are on holiday," he explains indulgently, indicating his Filipina neighbours.
This aspect is made clearer when the narrator says: "the life of Bombay which had been Baumgartner's life for thirty years now--or, rather, the setting for his life; he had never actually entered it, never quite captured it; damply, odorously, cacophonously palpable as it was, it had been elusive still" (214; my emphasis).
This was becoming a routine talk and it was like I was not listening to them" Kiir cacophonously added "I made the changes because I wanted to see what the people coming with reports about him will have to say again"
Meanwhile, the ominous Devour displays footage of a student killed by a sniper in Sarajevo as well as, cacophonously, snippets of a mouth gulping up noodles, a baby nursing, and Schneemann being licked by a cat.