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discordance

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noun dis·cor·dance \dis-ˈkȯr-dən(t)s\

Definition of discordance

  1. 1 :  the state or an instance of being discordant

  2. 2 :  dissonance



Examples of discordance

  1. <there was a real discordance between the tough guys that the actor played in the movies and the wimp that he was in real life>

  2. <the jarring discordance coming from the garage where the band was rehearsing>



14th Century

First Known Use of discordance

14th century


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