Synonyms and Antonyms of discordant

  1. 1 marked by or producing a harsh combination of sounds discordant tones coming from the poorly tuned instrument Synonyms of discordant cacophonous, dissonant, inharmonious, unmelodious, unmusical, unvocalWords Related to discordant blaring, clanging, clangorous, clashing, clattering, dinning, grating, harsh, jangling, jangly, jarring, metallic, noisy, raspy, raucous, scratching, screeching, shrill, squeaky, strident; disagreeable, unpleasant, unpleasing; atonal, off-key, tuneless; resounding, sonorous; clamorous, uproariousNear Antonyms of discordant dulcet, euphonious, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, melodic, sweet, tuneful; resonant, sonorous; quavering, trilling, warbling; agreeable, appealing, pleasant; cadenced, lilting, lyric, lyrical, rhythmic (or rhythmical); chordal, harmonic, homophonic, orchestral, polyphonic (or polyphonous), symphonic, symphonious, tonal; calm, hushed; noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, stillAntonyms of discordant harmonious, harmonizing, melodious, musical

  2. 2 making loud, confused, and usually unharmonious sounds the discordant cries of gulls fighting over the fishing boat's castoffs Synonyms of discordant clangorous, dinning, noisy, racketyWords Related to discordant cacophonous, dissonant; resounding, sonorous; clamorous, uproarious; blatant, obstreperous, strident, vociferous; blaring, booming, brassy, brazen, clanging, earsplitting, janglyNear Antonyms of discordant calm, hushedAntonyms of discordant noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, still

  3. 3 feeling or displaying eagerness to fight a troubled, discordant family that would benefit from professional counseling Synonyms of discordant aggressive, agonistic, argumentative, assaultive, bellicose, brawly, chippy, combative, confrontational, contentious, belligerent, disputatious, feisty, gladiatorial, militant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, warlikeWords Related to discordant antagonistic, fierce, hostile, hot-tempered; acidic, bearish, bilious, bristly, choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, disagreeable, dyspeptic, fractious, fretful, grouchy, grumpy, huffy, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, irascible, irritable, ornery, peevish, pettish, petulant, prickly, querulous, rude, snappish, snappy, stroppy [British], surly, testy, touchy, ugly, waspish; savage, vicious; battling, fighting, warringNear Antonyms of discordant anti-imperialist, antimilitarist, unwarlike; affable, amiable, amicable, benevolent, complaisant, conciliatory, cordial, easygoing, friendly, genial, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious, ingratiating, kindhearted, obliging, pleasant, sociable; calm, quiet, relaxed, serene, tranquil; benign, gentle, kindly, mildAntonyms of discordant nonaggressive, nonbelligerent, pacific, peaceable, peaceful, unbelligerent, uncombative, uncontentious

  4. 4 not being in agreement or harmony his views on the proper role of women are certainly discordant with most contemporary opinions on the subject Synonyms of discordant clashing, conflicting, disagreeing, inconsistent, discrepant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsonant, inharmonious, mutually exclusive, repugnantWords Related to discordant irreconcilable; antagonistic, antipodal, antipodean, antithetical, contradictory, contrary, diametric (or diametrical), opposing, oppositeNear Antonyms of discordant akin, like, similarAntonyms of discordant accordant, agreeing, compatible, concordant, conformable (to), congruent, congruous, consistent, consonant, correspondent (with or to), harmonious, nonconflicting

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