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
Origin: [Gr. ; kako`s bad + sound: cf. F. Cacophonie.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ka-kof′ō-ni, n. a disagreeable sound: discord of sounds.—adjs. Cacoph′onous, Cacophon′ic, -al, Cacophō′nious, harsh-sounding. [Gr. kakos, bad, phōnē, sound.]
The numerical value of cacophony in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of cacophony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
All patients have the right to receive medical services free of 'the cacophony of political protests,' in the words of the United States Supreme Court, while protesters have every right to say anything they want in a public area in the vicinity of a medical facility, they are not permitted to disrupt another citizen's healthcare services.
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- Katzenmusik, Kakophonie, KakofonieGerman
- malbonsoneco, malbelsonecoEsperanto
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