Words Like DISSONANCE
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12 Alternative Words Similar to dissonance
10 definitions of dissonance
A mingling of discordant sounds; an inharmonious combination of sounds; discord.
Want of agreement; incongruity.
a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
A harsh, disagreeable combination of sounds; discord.
Lack of agreement, consistency, or harmony; conflict: "In Vietnam, reality fell away and dissonance between claim and fact filled the void” ( Michael Janeway).
Music A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
The quality or fact of being dissonant; an inharmonious mixture or combination of sounds; harshness of combined sounds; discord.
Specifically— In music: The combination of tones that are so far unrelated to each other as to produce beats: distinguished from consonance. See beat, n.