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discordant in Colours & sounds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscordantdis‧cord‧ant /dɪsˈkɔːdənt $ -ɔːr-/ adjective  1 APMC formal a discordant sound is unpleasant because it is made up of musical notes that do not go together well2 literarySTRANGE strange, wrong, or unsuitable in relation to everything around opp harmonious The modern decor strikes a discordant note in this old building.3 DISAGREE formal not in agreement discordant results from the experiment
Examples from the Corpus
discordantThe authorities on the issue are discordant.Strange discordant music emanated from the woods.Yet, to propose the possibility of adoption by such a couple strikes a discordant note.Trehub, in Toronto, found that 6-to 9-month-old babies could tell whether a musical sequence was discordant or harmonious.The two experiments gave us discordant results.In fact it tends to generate some very discordant results.strikes a discordant noteYet, to propose the possibility of adoption by such a couple strikes a discordant note.