Definitions for cacophonykəˈkɒf ə ni
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ca•coph•o•nykəˈkɒf ə ni(n.)(pl.)-nies.
harsh discordance of sound; dissonance.
a discordant and meaningless mixture of sounds.
Origin of cacophony:
1650–60; < NL < Gk
cac•o•phon•icˌkæk əˈfɒn ɪk(adj.)
blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din(noun)
a loud harsh or strident noise
loud confusing disagreeable sounds
A mix of discordant sounds; dissonance.
an uncouth or disagreable sound of words, owing to the concurrence of harsh letters or syllables
a combination of discordant sounds
an unhealthy state of the voice
Cacophony was an American heavy metal band formed in 1986 by guitarists Marty Friedman and Jason Becker. They remained active until 1989, after which both guitarists would go on to forge their own solo careers and join other bands.
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