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dissonant

ˈdɪs(ə)nənt

adjective

lacking harmony.

irregular, dissonant chords

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dissonances

ˈdɪs(ə)nəns

noun

lack of harmony among musical notes.

an unusual degree of dissonance for such choral styles

inharmoniousness,discordance,atonality,cacophony,harshness,stridency,grating,jarring

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dissonance

ˈdɪs(ə)nəns

noun

lack of harmony among musical notes.

an unusual degree of dissonance for such choral styles

inharmoniousness,discordance,atonality,cacophony,harshness,stridency,grating,jarring

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cacophony

kəˈkɒf(ə)ni

noun

a harsh discordant mixture of sounds.

a cacophony of deafening alarm bells

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cacophonous

kəˈkɒf(ə)nəs

adjective

involving or producing a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.

the cacophonous sound of slot machines

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cacophonies

kəˈkɒf(ə)ni

noun

a harsh discordant mixture of sounds.

a cacophony of deafening alarm bells

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