discord

[n. dis-kawrd; v. dis-kawrd]
noun
1.
lack of concord or harmony between persons or things: marital discord.
2.
disagreement; difference of opinion.
3.
strife; dispute; war.
4.
Music. an inharmonious combination of musical tones sounded together.
5.
any confused or harsh noise; dissonance.
verb (used without object)
6.
to disagree; be at variance.

Origin:
1200–50; (noun) Middle English descorde, discorde < Anglo-French; Old French descort (derivative of descorder), descorde < Latin discordia, derivative of discord- (stem of discors) discordant (dis- dis-1 + cord-, stem of cors heart); (v.) Middle English discorden < Anglo-French, Old French descorder < Latin discordāre derivative of discord-, as above

undiscording, adjective


1–3. conflict, struggle, controversy, antagonism, argument, contention, quarreling.
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discord
 
n
1.  lack of agreement of harmony; strife
2.  harsh confused mingling of sounds
3.  dissonance See concord a combination of musical notes containing one or more dissonant intervals
 
vb
4.  (intr) to disagree; clash
 
[C13: from Old French descort, from descorder to disagree, from Latin discordāre, from discors at variance, from dis-1 + cor heart]

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discord
c.1230, from O.Fr. descorde "disagreement," from L. discordia, from discors (gen. discordis) "disagreeing, disagreement," from dis- "apart" + cor (gen. cordis) "heart" (see heart).
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Example sentences
Ranney's midlife crisis comes with the usual complement of familial discord.
These things only create discord and can only be deplored.
The book's more optimistic ending suggests that brotherly bonds are stronger
  than the daily discord.
Interestingly, domestic bliss doesn't permeate the fantasy; the tale is wracked
  with drama and familial discord.
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