What does discord mean?

Definitions for discord
ˈdɪs kɔrd; dɪsˈkɔrddis·cord

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discord, strife(noun)

    lack of agreement or harmony

  2. discord, dissension(noun)

    disagreement among those expected to cooperate

  3. discordance, discord(noun)

    a harsh mixture of sounds

  4. discord, discordance(verb)

    strife resulting from a lack of agreement

  5. disagree, disaccord, discord(verb)

    be different from one another

Wiktionary

  1. discord(Noun)

    Lack of concord, agreement or harmony among persons, groups, or things.

  2. discord(Noun)

    Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.

  3. discord(Noun)

    An inharmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones; a dissonance.

  4. discord(Noun)

    Any harsh noise, or confused mingling of sounds.

  5. discord(Verb)

    To disagree; to be at variance; to fail to agree or harmonize; clash.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discord(verb)

    want of concord or agreement; absence of unity or harmony in sentiment or action; variance leading to contention and strife; disagreement; -- applied to persons or to things, and to thoughts, feelings, or purposes

    Etymology: [OE. discorden, descorden, from the French. See Discord, n.]

  2. Discord(verb)

    union of musical sounds which strikes the ear harshly or disagreeably, owing to the incommensurability of the vibrations which they produce; want of musical concord or harmony; a chord demanding resolution into a concord

    Etymology: [OE. discorden, descorden, from the French. See Discord, n.]

  3. Discord(noun)

    to disagree; to be discordant; to jar; to clash; not to suit

    Etymology: [OE. discorden, descorden, from the French. See Discord, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Discord

    dis′kord, n. opposite of concord: disagreement, strife: difference or contrariety of qualities: a combination of inharmonious sounds: uproarious noise.—v.i. Discord′, to disagree.—ns. Discord′ance, Discord′ancy.—adj. Discord′ant, without concord or agreement: inconsistent: contradictory: harsh: jarring.—adv. Discord′antly.—adj. Discord′ful (Spens.).—Apple of discord (see Apple). [O. Fr. descord—L. discordiadis, neg., and cor, cordis, the heart.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. discord

    A guinea-hen, a peacock and a bluejay singing a trio.

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How to say discord in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discord in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of discord in a Sentence

  1. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

    Terrorist movements whose goal is to de-stabilize every state in the region are looking for new bases of operation, we are the frontline, but the terrorists neither recognize boundaries nor require passports to spread their messages of hate and discord.

  2. Ana Navarro:

    It's just more of Donald Trump being Donald Trump, to me it's such a tired, old playbook. This is what Donald Trump did in 2016 : fear mongering, division, sowing discord, demonizing immigrants. And it worked. That is why Donald Trump is going back to it, because it worked.

  3. Deborah Carr:

    Some forms of marital strain can be protective, but support can be stifling, marital conflict does n’t necessarily mean tension and discord, it can be squabbles over things like, ‘ why did n’t you take your meds ? ’ .

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    The cult thrives on maintaining strict harmonious beliefs in attitude, opinions and behavior; discord and dissonance are adverted at all costs to maintain a false dogma; truth propels the group deeper into pseudo-beliefs and truth-telling is defamed; the result – cognitive dissonance.

  5. Kenny Bell:

    Terrorists and extremists use this kind of ideology to create discord, distrust and fear among our communities and we strive to counter this. I would encourage people to report hate crime to us and it will be taken seriously.

Images & Illustrations of discord

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Translations for discord

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خلافArabic
  • несъгласие, дисонанс, раздор, разногласиеBulgarian
  • Kakophonie, Zwietracht, Dissonanz, Streit, Lärm, Uneinigkeit, MissklangGerman
  • διαμάχη, έριδα, παραφωνία, διάσταση, δυσαρμονία, διχόνοιαGreek
  • discordiaSpanish
  • اختلافPersian
  • riitasointu, epäsopu, eripura, soraääniFinnish
  • discordeFrench
  • mì-chòrdadh, eas-aontaScottish Gaelic
  • अनबनHindi
  • perselisihanIndonesian
  • dissonanza, zizzania, discordia, dissensoItalian
  • 不協和音, 不和, 不調和Japanese
  • onenigheid, kakofonie, tweedracht, kabaalDutch
  • niezgodaPolish
  • discórdiaPortuguese
  • discordieRomanian
  • диссонанс, несогласие, нелады, разлад, рознь, разногласие, раздорRussian
  • dissonans, split, missämja, oenighetSwedish
  • అపస్వరముTelugu
  • ความบาดหมางกันThai
  • anlaşmazlıkTurkish
  • 不和Chinese

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