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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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