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dis·cor·dant

 (dĭ-skôr′dnt)
adj.
1. Not being in accord; conflicting.
2. Disagreeable in sound; harsh or dissonant.

dis·cor′dan·cy n.
dis·cor′dant·ly adv.

discordant

(dɪsˈkɔːdənt)
adj
1. at variance; disagreeing
2. harsh in sound; inharmonious
disˈcordantly adv

dis•cord•ant

(dɪsˈkɔr dnt)

adj.
1. being at variance; disagreeing; incongruous.
2. disagreeable to the ear; dissonant; harsh.
[1250–1300; Middle English discordaunt < Anglo-French < Latin]
dis•cord′ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discordant - not in agreement or harmony; "views discordant with present-day ideas"
accordant - being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'; "a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy
2.discordant - lacking in harmony
inharmonious, unharmonious - not in harmony

discordant

adjective
1. disagreeing, conflicting, clashing, different, opposite, contrary, at odds, contradictory, inconsistent, incompatible, incongruous, divergent He displays attitudes and conduct discordant with his culture.

discordant

adjective
1. Devoid of harmony and accord:
2. Made up of parts or qualities that are disparate or otherwise markedly lacking in consistency:
3. Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound:
Translations
disonančnínesouhlasnýv neshodě
uharmonisk
epäsointuinenriitasointuinen
disszonánsdiszharmonikus
ósamstæîur; ósamhljóîa
disonantnýnezhodný
ahenksizuyumsuz

discordant

[dɪsˈkɔːdənt] ADJ [ideas, opinions] → discorde, opuesto; [sound] → disonante

discordant

[dɪsˈkɔːrdənt] adj
[groups, opinions] → discordant(e), dissonant(e)
to strike a discordant note (= seem out of place) → détonner
(MUSIC)dissonant(e)

discordant

adj opinions, coloursnicht miteinander harmonierend; soundmisstönend; meeting, atmosphereunharmonisch; (Mus) → disharmonisch; to strike a discordant note (fig)einen falschen Ton anschlagen

discordant

[dɪsˈkɔːdnt] adj (gen) → discordante; (sound) → dissonante, stonato/a

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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