Definitions for dissonant
ˈdɪs ə nəntdis·so·nant
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dissonant.
characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonicadjective
lacking in harmony
at variance(p), discrepant, dissonantadjective
not in accord
"desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"
Of or pertaining to dissonance.
The music was filled with dissonant chords.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: dissonans, Latin.
Dire were the strain and dissonant, to sing
The cruel raptures of the savage kind. James Thomson, Spring.
What can be more dissonant from reason and nature, than that a man, naturally inclined to clemency, should shew himself unkind and inhuman. George Hakewill, on Providence.
When conscience reports any thing dissonant to truth, it obliges no more than the falshood reported by it. South.
sounding harshly; discordant; unharmonious
disagreeing; incongruous; discrepant, -- with from or to
Etymology: [L. dissonans, -antis, p. pr. of dissonare to disagree in sound, be discordant; dis- + sonare to sound: cf. F. dissonant. See Sonant.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis′o-nant, adj. not agreeing or harmonising in sound: without concord or harmony: disagreeing.—n. Diss′onance, disagreement of sound: want of harmony: discord: disagreement: (spec.) a combination of musical sounds which produces beats—also Diss′onancy. [Fr.,—L. dissonans, -antis—dis, apart, sonāre, to sound.]
The numerical value of dissonant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of dissonant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
It is conventional to call monster any blending of dissonant elements. I call monster every original inexhaustible beauty.
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