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discordant

[dis-kawr-dnt] /dɪsˈkɔr dnt/
adjective
1.
being at variance; disagreeing; incongruous:
discordant opinions.
2.
disagreeable to the ear; dissonant; harsh.
3.
Geology. (of strata) structurally unconformable.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English discordaunt < Anglo-French < Latin discordant- (stem of discordāns), present participle of discordāre. See discord, -ant
Related forms
discordantly, adverb
nondiscordant, adjective
undiscordant, adjective
undiscordantly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for un discordant

discordant

/dɪsˈkɔːdənt/
adjective
1.
at variance; disagreeing
2.
harsh in sound; inharmonious
Derived Forms
discordantly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un discordant

discordant

adj.

late 14c., discordaunt, from Old French descordant, present participle of descorder (see discord (n.)). Related: Discordantly.

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