dissonance definition

  • noun:
    • A harsh, disagreeable mix of noises; discord.
    • Not Enough contract, consistency, or balance; dispute: "In Vietnam, truth fell away and dissonance between claim and reality filled the void” ( Michael Janeway).
    • Music A combination of shades contextually considered to suggest unrelieved stress and require quality.
    • a harsh, discordant mix of noises
    • conflicting records that aren't overtones of the note or chord sounding
    • circumstances of disagreement or conflict
    • A mingling of discordant noises; an inharmonious mix of sounds; discord.
    • Want of agreement; incongruity.
    • the high quality or reality of being dissonant; an inharmonious combination or mixture of noises; harshness of blended noises; discord.
    • particularly— In songs: the blend of shades being up to now unrelated to one another as to produce beats: distinguished from consonance. See beat, n.
    • The interval between two such shades. See discord.
    • Discord in general; disagreement; incongruity; inconsistency.
    • a conflict of people's views or activities or figures
    • the auditory connection with noise that lacks musical quality; noise that's a disagreeable auditory experience
    • disagreeable sounds
    • A harsh, disagreeable combination of noises; discord.
    • Insufficient agreement, consistency, or balance; conflict: "In Vietnam, reality dropped away and dissonance between claim and fact filled the void” ( Michael Janeway).
    • Music A combination of shades contextually regarded as recommend unrelieved stress and require quality.
    • A harsh, disagreeable combination of noises; discord.
    • Lack of arrangement, persistence, or harmony; dispute: "In Vietnam, reality dropped away and dissonance between claim and reality filled the void” ( Michael Janeway).
    • Music a mixture of shades contextually considered to advise unrelieved stress and need resolution.
    • a harsh, discordant mix of sounds
    • a harsh, discordant mixture of noises
    • conflicting records which are not overtones of this note or chord sounding
    • a situation of disagreement or dispute
    • A mingling of discordant sounds; an inharmonious mix of sounds; discord.
    • conflicting notes that aren't overtones of the note or chord sounding
    • wish of contract; incongruity.
    • circumstances of disagreement or conflict
    • the high quality or fact of being dissonant; an inharmonious mixture or mix of noises; harshness of combined noises; discord.
    • A mingling of discordant sounds; an inharmonious mix of 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.
    • The period between two these types of shades. See discord.
    • need of agreement; incongruity.
    • Discord overall; disagreement; incongruity; inconsistency.
    • the high quality or reality of being dissonant; an inharmonious blend or mixture of noises; harshness of blended sounds; discord.
    • a conflict of men and women's views or activities or characters
    • particularly— In songs: the blend of tones that are so far not related to each other on create music: distinguished from consonance. See beat, letter.
    • the auditory experience of noise that lacks musical quality; noise that's a disagreeable auditory experience
    • The period between two such tones. See discord.
    • disagreeable noises
    • Discord overall; disagreement; incongruity; inconsistency.
    • a conflict of individuals's views or activities or characters
    • the auditory experience of sound that does not have musical high quality; noise which a disagreeable auditory experience
    • disagreeable sounds

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