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Wordnet 3.0


1. not in agreement or harmony;
- Example: "views discordant with present-day ideas"

2. lacking in harmony;
[syn: discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Discordant \Dis*cord"ant\, a. [OE. discordant, descordaunt, OF. descordant, discordant, F. discordant, p. pr. of discorder, OF. also, descorder. See Discord, n.] 1. Disagreeing; incongruous; being at variance; clashing; opposing; not harmonious. [1913 Webster] The discordant elements out of which the emperor had compounded his realm did not coalesce. --Motley. [1913 Webster] 2. [See Discord, n., 2. ] (Mus.) Dissonant; not in harmony or musical concord; harsh; jarring; as, discordant notes or sounds. [1913 Webster] For still their music seemed to start Discordant echoes in each heart. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geol.) Said of strata which lack conformity in direction of bedding, either as in unconformability, or as caused by a fault. Syn: Disagreeing; incongruous; contradictory; repugnant; opposite; contrary; inconsistent; dissonant; harsh; jarring; irreconcilable. -- Dis*cord"ant*ly, adv. -- Dis*cord"ant*ness, n. [R.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

discordant adj 1: not in agreement or harmony; "views discordant with present-day ideas" [ant: accordant] 2: lacking in harmony [syn: discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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