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

  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

  3. Discord(noun)

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

  4. Origin: [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.

How to pronounce discord?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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:

    Terrorists neither recognize boundaries nor require passports to spread their message of hate and discord.

  2. Sallust:

    By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.

  3. Bobby Schostak:

    Not only does she further perpetuate the political discord in our nation today, but she's completely out-of-touch and focusing on a life of politics she apparently left decades ago.

  4. Bobby Schostak:

    Not only does Susan Douglas further perpetuate the political discord in our nation today, but Susan Douglas's completely out-of-touch and focusing on a life of politics Susan Douglas apparently left decades ago.

  5. President Obama:

    We extend a hand of friendship to the Cuban people, history will record and judge the enormous impact of this singular figure on the people and world around Raul Castro. … For nearly six decades, the relationship between the United States and Cuba was marked by discord and profound political disagreements.

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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