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discordant

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adjective dis·cor·dant \-dənt\

Simple Definition of discordant

  • : harsh or unpleasant in sound

  • : not agreeing : not in harmony

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of discordant

  1. 1 a :  being at variance :  disagreeing <discordant opinions> b :  quarrelsome <a discordant family>

  2. 2 :  relating to a discord <a discordant tone>

discordantly adverb

Examples of discordant in a sentence

  1. She has the difficult task of bringing together a number of discordant elements.

  2. <discordant tones coming from the poorly tuned instrument>



14th Century

First Known Use of discordant

14th century


DISCORDANT Defined for Kids

discordant

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adjective dis·cor·dant \dis-ˈkȯr-dənt\

Definition of discordant for Students

  1. :  being in disagreement <discordant opinions>




Medical Dictionary

discordant

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adjective dis·cor·dant \dis-ˈkȯrd-ənt\

Medical Definition of discordant

  1. of twins :  dissimilar with respect to one or more particular characters—compare concordant

discordance \-ən(t)s\play noun




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