What does dissonance mean?

Definitions for dissonanceˈdɪs ə nəns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dissonance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagreement, dissension, dissonance(noun)

    a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

  2. noise, dissonance, racket(noun)

    the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience

    "modern music is just noise to me"

  3. dissonance(noun)

    disagreeable sounds

Wiktionary

  1. dissonance(Noun)

    a harsh, discordant combination of sounds

  2. dissonance(Noun)

    conflicting notes that are not overtones of the note or chord sounding

  3. dissonance(Noun)

    a state of disagreement or conflict

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissonance(noun)

    a mingling of discordant sounds; an inharmonious combination of sounds; discord

  2. Dissonance(noun)

    want of agreement; incongruity

  3. Origin: [L. dissonantia: cf. F. dissonance.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissonance in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissonance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for dissonance

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • несъгласие, дисхармония, неблагозвучие, дисонансBulgarian
  • nesouzvuk, disonance, nesoulad, neshodaCzech
  • ασυμφωνίαGreek
  • 不一致Japanese

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