Discordant meaning

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Not in accord; disagreeing; conflicting.
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Discordant is defined as disagreeing with what is accepted.

An example of discordant is an opinion that is different from the group.

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The definition of discordant is a type of sound that clashes with the tone of the music being played.

An example of something discordant is a piano note that clashes with the other music during a concert.

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Not being in accord; conflicting.
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Disagreeable in sound; harsh or dissonant.
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Not in harmony; dissonant; clashing.
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Not in harmony or accord.
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(public health) Serodiscordant.
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(geology) 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.

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Origin of discordant

  • From Old French descordant, from descorder
    From Wiktionary