Definition of discord
- … must we fall into the jabber and babel of discord while victory is still unattained?
- —Sir Winston Churchill
- marital discord
- discord between the two parties
- The song ends on a discord.
The city has long been known as a scene of racial intolerance and discord.
The song ends on a discord.
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conflict, disaccord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity, division, friction, infighting, inharmony, schism, strife, variance, war, warfare;
the evangelist's lavish lifestyle discords with his professed religious beliefs
: lack of agreement between people, ideas, etc.
: an unpleasant combination of musical notes
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