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discord
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The Brothers Karamazov
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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
  • ...he was always pondering in his mind how the family discord could be ended.

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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
  • It was at this time that the discord between Dmitri and his father seemed at its acutest stage and their relations had become insufferably strained.
  • There was, so to speak, a discordant note in the general harmony.

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  • She was continually tormented at the same time by remorse for having deserted Mitya, and in moments of discord and violent anger (and they were numerous) she told Ivan so plainly.

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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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