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dissonancy

[dis-uh-nuh n-see] /ˈdɪs ə nən si/
noun, plural dissonancies.
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British Dictionary definitions for dissonancy

dissonance

/ˈdɪsənəns/
noun
1.
a discordant combination of sounds
2.
lack of agreement or consistency
3.
(music)
  1. a sensation commonly associated with all intervals of the second and seventh, all diminished and augmented intervals, and all chords based on these intervals Compare consonance (sense 3)
  2. an interval or chord of this kind
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