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discord
used in The Time Machine

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
  • I, for my own part, cannot think that these latter days of weak experiment, fragmentary theory, and mutual discord are indeed man's culminating time!
    Epilogue (50% in)
discord = disagreement
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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)
  • I shivered violently, and shouted again—rather discordantly.
    Chapter 6 (81% in)
discordantly = unpleasantly (with a harsh sound)
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?  —1 use
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  • There is a sentiment arising, and it will grow, against connubial jealousy, against fierce maternity, against passion of all sorts; unnecessary things now, and things that make us uncomfortable, savage survivals, discords in a refined and pleasant life.
    Chapter 4 (88% in)

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