cacophonic

[ kuh-kof-uh-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF cacophonic
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The burden of the jungle's cacophonic cantanta ever was the same—despair, disaster, death.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Greek kakophonia, from kakophonos "harsh sounding," from kakos "bad, evil" (see caco-) + phone "voice" (see fame (n.)). Related: Cacophonous.

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