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Synonyms for dissonance
ˈdɪs ə nəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagreement, dissension, dissonance(noun)

    a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

    Synonyms:
    discrepancy, noise, dissension, racket, discord, variance, disagreement, divergence

    Antonyms:
    harmony

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    harmony

  3. dissonance(noun)

    disagreeable sounds

    Synonyms:
    dissension, racket, disagreement, noise

    Antonyms:
    harmony

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissonance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discord, discordance, harshness, jarring, want of harmony

  2. dissonance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disagreement, inconsistency, incongruity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    unconformity, cacophony, discordance

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How to say dissonance in sign language?

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#8714interference
#9225variance
#14374disturbance
#18900disagreement
#21656discrepancy
#23258divergence
#25183racquet
#26322racket
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#42082discord
#44876dissonance
#67769cacophony
#78005dissension
#132263discordance
#149754unconformity
#195173stochasticity

How to use dissonance in a sentence?

  1. Mariana Fulger:

    Art is the essence of beauty. The artist, a mute that practiced crying until he managed to shout free of dissonance.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The years of life attain such a journey that no one knows where it ends; therefore, travel and avail it, in harmony, not in dissonance.

  3. David Sharp:

    Hunters try to kill the deer with the largest antlers, fishermen tell stories of their biggest catch, and we sensationalize even the act of dieting by hosting reality TV shows such as The Biggest Loser, when we are bombarded with the appeal of getting things bigger or larger, it creates a bit of dissonance that the message for our most intimate choices such as our meals, our plates and our bodies runs opposite to our culture of plenty when considering long-term health and wellness.

  4. Adam Cathcart:

    It seems to indicate that he's either freestyling, or that his administration thinks that Kim Jong Un would actually be interested in meeting as a kind of carrot for negotiating, but there is an obvious dissonance with [Secretary of State Rex] Tillerson's categorical statements that the US will not 'negotiate its way back to the negotiating table.'.

  5. Omar Farah:

    There is this profound dissonance between what the administration is saying about its desire to close Guantanamo and what is it actually doing, and it's the administration's actions that actually count.


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