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discord
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Romeo and Juliet
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as in: discordant music Define
unpleasant sound -- especially a combination of sounds that sound wrong together (though sometimes done intentionally in music)
  • It is the lark that sings so out of tune,
    Straining harsh discords and unpleasing sharps.

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  • She described the loud discordant music as a form of torture.
  • She heard the discordant clanging of pots in the kitchen.

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as in: discord amongst the group Define
conflict or disagreement -- especially among those expected to cooperate or (especially in the form "discordant"): seeming different or wrong along with everything else
  • And I, for winking at your discords too,
    Have lost a brace of kinsmen:

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  • There is too much discord in the team.
  • There is too much discord in their home.

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unspecified meaning
  • An thou make minstrels of us, look to hear nothing but discords: here’s my fiddlestick; here’s that shall make you dance.

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as in: discord amongst the group Define
conflict or disagreement -- especially among those expected to cooperate or (especially in the form "discordant"): seeming different or wrong along with everything else
as in: discordant music Define
unpleasant sound -- especially a combination of sounds that sound wrong together (though sometimes done intentionally in music)
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