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discordant

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈkɔːrdnt; dɪsˈkɔːdnt/

Translation of discordant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [music/note/opinion/colors] discordante; [atmosphere] de discordia to strike a discordant note dar* la nota discordante to be discordant with sth [formal], discordar* con algo [formal]
    Example sentences
    • You might guess that a show selected by six different people would appear discordant, reflecting a clash of outlook and taste.
    • It examined the divergent and discordant forces at work in the UK at the time: Scottish, Welsh and English nationalism, as well as the Northern Ireland conflict.
    • As a consequence, the complex shows discordant evolutionary patterns at different levels of organization.
    Example sentences
    • Rakael frowned as a harsh, discordant sound echoed in her ears.
    • Furthermore, all manner of wind instruments are used to create discordant noises that sound dangerously close to flatulence.
    • Its voice grows harsh, and discordant, sounding more like two people talking at once.

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