dissonance

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French dissonance

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dissonance ‎(plural dissonances)

  1. a harsh, discordant combination of sounds
  2. (music) conflicting notes that are not overtones of the note or chord sounding
  3. a state of disagreement or conflict

TranslationsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Read in another language