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dis·cord

 (dĭs′kôrd′)
n.
1.
a. Lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things. See Synonyms at conflict.
b. Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
2. A confused or harsh sound or mingling of sounds.
3. Music An inharmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones; a dissonance.
intr.v. (dĭ-skôrd′, dĭs′kôrd′) dis·cord·ed, dis·cord·ing, dis·cords
To fail to agree or harmonize; clash.

[Middle English, from Old French descorde, from Latin discordia, from discors, discord-, disagreeing : dis-, apart; see dis- + cor, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

discord

n
1. lack of agreement of harmony; strife
2. harsh confused mingling of sounds
3. (Music, other) a combination of musical notes containing one or more dissonant intervals. See dissonance3, concord4
vb
(intr) to disagree; clash
[C13: from Old French descort, from descorder to disagree, from Latin discordāre, from discors at variance, from dis-1 + cor heart]

dis•cord

(n. ˈdɪs kɔrd; v. dɪsˈkɔrd)

n.
1. lack of concord or harmony between persons or things.
2. disagreement; difference of opinion.
3. strife; dispute; war.
4. an inharmonious combination of musical tones sounded together.
5. any confused or harsh noise; dissonance.
v.i.
6. to disagree; be at variance.
[1200–50; < Old French descort, descorde, derivative of descorder < Latin discordāre to be at variance, derivative of discord- in conflict]

discord


Past participle: discorded
Gerund: discording

Imperative
discord
discord
Present
I discord
you discord
he/she/it discords
we discord
you discord
they discord
Preterite
I discorded
you discorded
he/she/it discorded
we discorded
you discorded
they discorded
Present Continuous
I am discording
you are discording
he/she/it is discording
we are discording
you are discording
they are discording
Present Perfect
I have discorded
you have discorded
he/she/it has discorded
we have discorded
you have discorded
they have discorded
Past Continuous
I was discording
you were discording
he/she/it was discording
we were discording
you were discording
they were discording
Past Perfect
I had discorded
you had discorded
he/she/it had discorded
we had discorded
you had discorded
they had discorded
Future
I will discord
you will discord
he/she/it will discord
we will discord
you will discord
they will discord
Future Perfect
I will have discorded
you will have discorded
he/she/it will have discorded
we will have discorded
you will have discorded
they will have discorded
Future Continuous
I will be discording
you will be discording
he/she/it will be discording
we will be discording
you will be discording
they will be discording
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been discording
you have been discording
he/she/it has been discording
we have been discording
you have been discording
they have been discording
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been discording
you will have been discording
he/she/it will have been discording
we will have been discording
you will have been discording
they will have been discording
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been discording
you had been discording
he/she/it had been discording
we had been discording
you had been discording
they had been discording
Conditional
I would discord
you would discord
he/she/it would discord
we would discord
you would discord
they would discord
Past Conditional
I would have discorded
you would have discorded
he/she/it would have discorded
we would have discorded
you would have discorded
they would have discorded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discord - lack of agreement or harmonydiscord - lack of agreement or harmony  
disorder - a disturbance of the peace or of public order
2.discord - disagreement among those expected to cooperate
disagreement - the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
confrontation - discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
variance, division - discord that splits a group
3.discord - a harsh mixture of sounds
dissonance - disagreeable sounds
4.discord - strife resulting from a lack of agreement
strife - bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension
Verb1.discord - be different from one another
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

discord

discord

nounverb
1. To fail to be in accord:
Idiom: go counter to.
2. To be of different opinion:
Idiom: join issue.
Translations
، خِلاف، شِقاق، نِزاعنَشاز، تَنافُر الأصْوات
disonanceneshodasvár
disharmonistriduenighed
epäsopuriitasointu
disszonanciaviszály
ágreiningurmishljómur
disonansasdisonuojantisnesantaikanesiderinantis
disonansenesaskaņastrīds
disonancia
ahenksizlikakortsuzlukanlaşmzlıkuyuşmazlık

discord

[ˈdɪskɔːd] N
1. (= quarrelling) → discordia f
to sow discord amongsembrar la discordia entre, sembrar cizaña entre
2. (Mus) → disonancia f

discord

[ˈdɪskɔːrd] n
(= disagreement) → discorde f, dissension f
discord between → discorde entre
discord over sth → dissension au sujet de qch
(MUSIC)dissonance f

discord

n
(Mus) → Disharmonie f

discord

[ˈdɪskɔːd] ndisaccordo, discordia (Mus) → dissonanza

discord

(ˈdiskoːd) noun
1. disagreement or quarrelling.
2. in music, a group of notes played together which give a jarring sound.
disˈcordant adjective
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