discordant

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From Old French descordant, from descorder

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discordant (comparative more discordant, superlative most discordant)

  1. not in harmony or accord
  2. harsh or dissonant sounding
  3. (public health) serodiscordant
  4. (geology) of a differing type of rock cutting across a formation
    Dikes may be discordant to country rock if they intrude at a high angle to the bedding

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AdjectiveEdit

discordant m (feminine discordante, masculine plural discordants, feminine plural discordantes)

  1. discordant, dissonant
  2. grating, jarring

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VerbEdit

discordant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of discordō
Last modified on 11 February 2014, at 15:24