from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Dissonance.
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- n. discord; dissonance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Discord; dissonance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as dissonance.
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Yet so much dissonancy there was between his tongue and his heart, that he triumphed in the murder of Cæsar, the only Roman that exceeded all their race in nobleness, and was next to Tully in eloquence.
With an addition of many words omitted by all former writers, and pertinent to this matter, with their etymologies as often as they occur: as also tenures whether jocular, or others statutes and records, wherein the alterations are expressed, and their agreement or dissonancy, with the law at present declared.
What may they think within themselves, to see such dissonancy and disagreement between present and former resolutions and practices?
These, I say, sound some plain dissonancy and discord to our very first apprehensions.