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Word: discordant

Definition: not harmonious; conflicting


Sentences Containing 'discordant'

The crossing of lines at angles approaching the right angle is always harsh and somewhat discordant, useful when you want to draw attention dramatically to a particular spot, but to be avoided or covered up at other times.
The same principles apply in color, discordant notes can be brought into harmony by the introduction of others related to both the original colors, thus leading the eye from one to the other by easy stages and destroying the shock.
He had also a superabundance of the discordant, ear splitting, metallic laugh common to his breed a machine made laugh, a Frankenstein laugh, with the soul left out of it.
They dined, and after the cloth had been removed and they had amused themselves for a while with Sancho's rich conversation, the melancholy sound of a fife and harsh discordant drum made itself heard.

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