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cacophonous

[kuh-kof-uh-nuh s] /kəˈkɒf ə nəs/
adjective
1.
having a harsh or discordant sound.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Greek kakóphōnos. See caco-, -phone, -ous
Related forms
cacophonously, adverb
uncacophonous, adjective
Synonyms
dissonant, strident, grating, raucous.
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