View definitions for dissonant
adjective as in different, conflicting
In fact, no category is stranger or more dissonant with how America consumed entertainment during our pandemic year than Television Movie.
This is yet another season that brings a dissonant clash of hope and fear, chaos and progress.
Neuroscientists still don’t completely understand how this system works, but they think it connects dissonant parts of our brains, which can help us find meaning in our chaotic lives.
An axe shows up in the third act, but The Shining is referenced throughout, especially through Kris Bowers’ shrieking, dissonant score.
Such was the case for 2011’s Crack Up, the band’s first album in six years, in which band leader Robin Pecknold introduced dark, dissonant elements to the bands’ previously pleasant, uplifting sound.
Who became an accomplished concert pianist before she tuned her ear to the more dissonant chords of international relations.
It was something more than harsh and dissonant, and it betrayed no lack of skill.
Dissonant music that might otherwise be found in a Kubrick film portend to the worst.
Benedict has made nice to Muslims since that dissonant Islam speech, praying at the Blue Mosque in Istanbul in 2006.
It produced comparatively little foundation tone and a powerful chord of harmonics, many of them dissonant.
No Russian, whose dissonant, consonant name Almost rattles to fragments the trumpet of fame?Postscript.
Christmas, too, closed, and the steeples no longer jangled forth a dissonant peal.
Practise dissonant chords until they please the ear in spite of their sharpness.
It was followed by shouts of dissonant laughter, unlike the cheering sounds of human mirth.
On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissonant, such as: differing, discordant, incongruous, anomalous, at variance, and disagreeing.
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