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Discordant


DISCORDANT, adjective [Latin]

1. Disagreeing; incongruous; contradictory; being at variance; as discordant opinions; discordant rules or principles.

2. Opposite; contrarious; not coincident; as the discordant attractions of comets, or of different planets.

3. Dissonant; not in unison; not harmonious; not accordant harsh; jarring; as discordant notes or sounds.