lack of agreement or harmony
disagreement among those expected to cooperate
a harsh mixture of sounds
strife resulting from a lack of agreement
disagree, disaccord, discord(verb)
be different from one another
Lack of concord, agreement or harmony among persons, groups, or things.
Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
An inharmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones; a dissonance.
Any harsh noise, or confused mingling of sounds.
To disagree; to be at variance; to fail to agree or harmonize; clash.
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
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
to disagree; to be discordant; to jar; to clash; not to suit
Origin: [OE. discorden, descorden, from the French. See Discord, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. discordia—dis, neg., and cor, cordis, the heart.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
A guinea-hen, a peacock and a bluejay singing a trio.
The numerical value of discord in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of discord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Terrorists neither recognize boundaries nor require passports to spread their message of hate and discord.
If discord has to enter and sometime fill the room, may it be as simple as a guitar out of tune. J. R. Martin
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Translations for discord
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- несъгласие, дисонанс, раздор, разногласиеBulgarian
- Kakophonie, Zwietracht, Dissonanz, Streit, Lärm, Uneinigkeit, MissklangGerman
- διαμάχη, έριδα, παραφωνία, διάσταση, δυσαρμονία, διχόνοιαGreek
- riitasointu, epäsopu, eripura, soraääniFinnish
- mì-chòrdadh, eas-aontaScottish Gaelic
- dissonanza, zizzania, discordia, dissensoItalian
- 不協和音, 不和, 不調和Japanese
- onenigheid, kakofonie, tweedracht, kabaalDutch
- диссонанс, несогласие, нелады, разлад, рознь, разногласие, раздорRussian
- dissonans, split, missämja, oenighetSwedish
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