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dissonant Explained

dissonant at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


dissonant at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1490, from L. dissonantem (nom. dissonans), prp. of dissonare "differ in sound," from dis- "apart" + sonare "to sound." ///

dissonant at German => English Of Explained:


dissonant at German => English Of Explained:


dissonant at German => English Of Explained:

dissonant, dissonantly

dissonant at German => English Of Explained:

dissonant, dissonantly

dissonant at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

115 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissonant":
absonant, antagonistic, antipathetic, assorted, at cross-purposes,
at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, atonal, cacophonic,
cacophonous, clashing, conflicting, contradictory, contrary,
contrasted, contrasting, cracked, cranky, cross, departing,
deviating, deviative, diaphonic, different, differentiated,
differing, disaccordant, disagreeable, disagreeing, disconsonant,
discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disharmonic,
disharmonious, disjoined, disparate, disproportionate, dissident,
dissimilar, distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, divers,
diverse, diversified, flat, grating, harsh, heterogeneous, hoarse,
hostile, immelodious, immiscible, in disagreement, inaccordant,
incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant,
inharmonic, inharmonious, irreconcilable, jangling, jarring, many,
motley, multifarious, musicless, negative, nonmelodious, off,
off-key, off-tone, out of accord, out of pitch, out of tone,
out of tune, out of whack, poles apart, poles asunder, raucous,
repugnant, rude, rugged, separate, separated, several, sharp,
shrill, sour, strident, tuneless, unconformable, uncongenial,
unequal, unharmonious, unlike, unmelodious, unmusical, untunable,
untuned, untuneful, variant, varied, variegated, various, varying,
widely apart, worlds apart

dissonant at German => English Of Explained:

dissonant [disoːnant]
dissonant, dissonantly

dissonant at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Discord): discordant, dissonant, out of tune, tuneless, unmusical, unmelodious, inharmonious, cacophonous, harsh, jarring.

Dissonant at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissonant \Dis"so*nant\, a. [L. dissonans, -antis, p. pr. of
dissonare to disagree in sound, be discordant; dis- + sonare
to sound: cf. F. dissonant. See {Sonant}.]
1. Sounding harshly; discordant; unharmonious.

With clamor of voices dissonant and loud.

2. Disagreeing; incongruous; discrepant, -- with from or to.
``Anything dissonant to truth.'' --South.

What can be dissonant from reason and nature than
that a man, naturally inclined to clemency, should
show himself unkind and inhuman? --Hakewill.

dissonant at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: not musical in nature; "the unmusical cry of the bluejay"
[syn: {unmusical}, {nonmusical}] [ant: {musical}]
2: characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
[syn: {unresolved}]
3: lacking in harmony [syn: {discordant}, {disharmonious}, {inharmonic}]

dissonant at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈdɪsənənt/


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Of or pertaining to dissonance.
    1. : The music was filled with dissonant chords.


      Inter: trans-top » music

  • German: Inter: t+ » de|dissonant

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|neuving

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * nonsadist



    Inter: la-verb-form » dissonant
  • Inter: conjugation of » dissono|dissonō|3|p|pres|act|ind|lang=la

  • Translation: cs » dissonant
    Translation: de » dissonant
    Translation: et » dissonant
    Translation: el » dissonant
    Translation: fa » dissonant
    Translation: fr » dissonant
    Translation: ko » dissonant
    Translation: io » dissonant
    Translation: mg » dissonant
    Translation: my » dissonant
    Translation: nl » dissonant
    Translation: pl » dissonant
    Translation: ta » dissonant
    Translation: te » dissonant
    Translation: vi » dissonant
    Translation: zh » dissonant