Discord - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɪskɔːrd|  American pronunciation of the word discord
Brit.  |ˈdɪskɔːd|  British pronunciation of the word discord

noun

- lack of agreement or harmony (syn: strife)
- disagreement among those expected to cooperate (syn: dissension)
- a harsh mixture of sounds (syn: discordance)
- strife resulting from a lack of agreement (syn: discordance)

verb

- be different from one another (syn: disaccord, disagree)

Examples

The city has long been known as a scene of racial intolerance and discord.

The song ends on a discord.

...the evangelist's lavish lifestyle discords with his professed religious beliefs...

What a discord her appearance would have struck in his garish, rapid life.

Word forms

noun
singular: discord
plural: discords
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