dissonance - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˈdɪsənəns/
singulardissonance
pluraldissonances
  1. 1
    formal a situation in which ideas or actions are opposed to each other
  2. 2
    music

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    an unpleasant sound created when musical notes played together are not in harmony

derived word

dissonant

adjective