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discord
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
discord amongst the group
Definition
conflict or disagreement — especially among those expected to cooperate

or (especially in the form discordant):

seeming different  or wrong along with everything else
  • But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. ... The apple of discord was...
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (3% in)
discord = disagreement amongst those who are expected to cooperate
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2  —1 use as in:
discordant music
Definition
unpleasant sound — especially a combination of sounds that sound wrong together (though sometimes done intentionally in music)
  • Private Carr, Private Compton and Cissy Caffrey pass beneath the windows, singing in discord.
    Episode 15 — Circe (82% in)
discord = musical voices that don't sound good together
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • In strident discord peasants and townsmen of Orange and Green factions sing Kick the Pope and Daily, daily sing to Mary.
    Episode 15 — Circe (95% in)

There are no more uses of "discord" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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