Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: dissonant
IPA transcription: [d'ɪsənənt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: at_variance(p), discrepant, dissonant
    Meaning: not in accord; "desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"
  • Synonyms: discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonic
    Meaning: lacking in harmony
  • Synonyms: unresolved, dissonant
    Meaning: characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
Usage examples
  • As Niecks thinks, "This dissonant E flat may be said to be the emotional keynote of the whole poem.