HyperDic: dissonance

English > 3 senses of the word dissonance:
NOUNstatedissonance, disagreement, dissensiona conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
cognitiondissonance, noise, racketthe auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality
attributedissonancedisagreeable sounds
dissonance > pronunciation
Soundsdih'sahnahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > dissonance: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters.
Synonymsdisagreement, dissension
Narrowerdisunitylack of unity (usually resulting from dissension)
divideA serious / serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
BroaderconflictA state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests
Oppositeagreement, accordharmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
Spanishdesacuerdo, disensión
Catalandesacord, dissensió
English > dissonance: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience.
Synonymsnoise, racket
Broadersound, auditory sensationThe subjective sensation of hearing something
Spanishdisonancia, estrépito, estruendo, ruido
Catalanbaluern, dissonància, estrèpit, soroll
Adjectivesdissonantcharacterized by musical dissonance / dissonance
Verbsdissonatecause to sound harsh and unpleasant
English > dissonance: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningDisagreeable sounds.
NarrowercacophonyLoud confusing / confusing disagreeable sounds
discordance, discordA harsh mixture of sounds
disharmony, inharmoniousnessA lack of harmony
Broadersound propertyAn attribute of sound
OppositeharmonyAn agreeable sound property
Spanishdisonancia
Catalandissonància
Adjectivesdissonantlacking in harmony
Verbsdissonatecause to sound harsh and unpleasant

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