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discord

dis·cord

discord

 
pronunciation:
dIs kord
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: lack of agreement or harmony among persons or things; disagreement; conflict.
The proposal of a new highway skirting the city caused discord among the citizens.Discord between the parents had a negative impact on the children.
synonyms:
conflict, disharmony, disunity, incompatibility
antonyms:
accord, concord, consonance, harmony, unity
similar words:
clash, contention, disagreement, dispute, dissension, dissonance, division, friction, hostility, strife, tension
definition 2: a harsh or unpleasant combination of musical sounds, or any jarring sound; dissonance; discordance.
synonyms:
disharmony, dissonance
antonyms:
harmony
similar words:
cacophony, din, jangle
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: discorded, discording, discords
definition: to disagree or conflict.
synonyms:
clash, conflict, disagree
antonyms:
accord
similar words:
contend, differ, diverge, oppose
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