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dissonant

dis·so·nant

dissonant

 
 
pronunciation:
dI s nnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not in harmony; discordant.
His music breaks from traditional harmonies and is intentionally dissonant.The audience cringed at the loud and highly dissonant chord.
antonyms:
consonant, harmonious
definition 2: marked by disagreement or conflict.
She was exhausted after another dissonant meeting of the committee.
antonyms:
consonant, harmonious
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derivation: dissonantly (adv.)
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