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dɪsˈkɔr dntdis·cor·dant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discordant(adj)

    not in agreement or harmony

    "views discordant with present-day ideas"

  2. discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonic(adj)

    lacking in harmony


  1. discordant(Adjective)

    not in harmony or accord

  2. discordant(Adjective)

    harsh or dissonant sounding

  3. discordant(Adjective)


  4. discordant(Adjective)

    of a differing type of rock cutting across a formation

    Dikes may be discordant to country rock if they intrude at a high angle to the bedding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discordant(noun)

    disagreeing; incongruous; being at variance; clashing; opposing; not harmonious

  2. Discordant(noun)

    dissonant; not in harmony or musical concord; harsh; jarring; as, discordant notes or sounds

  3. Discordant(noun)

    said of strata which lack conformity in direction of bedding, either as in unconformability, or as caused by a fault

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discordant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discordant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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