discordancy

noun
dis·​cor·​dan·​cy | \ di-ˈskȯr-dᵊn-sē How to pronounce discordancy (audio) \
plural discordancies

Definition of discordancy

Examples of discordancy in a Sentence

the discordancy between the film's flamboyant cinematography and its otherwise somber mood
Recent Examples on the Web The discordancy is so intriguing — like learning that Katharine Graham went to nude encounter sessions at Esalen, or Alan Greenspan was once in a Lynyrd Skynyrd cover band. New York Times, 17 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of discordancy

1587, in the meaning defined above

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“Discordancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discordancy. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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