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dissonance
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  • Alexandra’s parents had not even begun to talk to their daughters freely upon the subject, when suddenly, as it were, a dissonant chord was struck amid the harmony of the proceedings.

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  • I find the dissonance in her music disturbing.
  • She was especially excited to learn about the famous experiments in cognitive dissonance.

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