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Synonyms for dissonanceˈdɪs ə nəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagreement, dissension, dissonance(noun)

    a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

    discrepancy, noise, dissension, racket, dissonance, discord, variance, disagreement, divergence


  2. noise, dissonance, racket(noun)

    the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience

    "modern music is just noise to me"

    haphazardness, disagreement, noise, stochasticity, racquet, racket, interference, dissonance, dissension, fraudulent scheme, disturbance, randomness, illegitimate enterprise


  3. dissonance(noun)

    disagreeable sounds

    dissension, racket, disagreement, noise


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissonance(n.)

    discord, discordance, harshness, jarring, want of harmony

  2. dissonance(n.)

    disagreement, inconsistency, incongruity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

unconformity, cacophony, discordance

Translations for dissonance

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • несъгласие, дисхармония, неблагозвучие, дисонансBulgarian
  • nesouzvuk, disonance, nesoulad, neshodaCzech
  • ασυμφωνίαGreek
  • 不一致Japanese

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