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Definition of Discord

Discord

  1. Want of concord or agreement; absence of unity or harmony in sentiment or action; variance leading to contention and strife; disagreement; -- applied to persons or to things, and to thoughts, feelings, or purposes.
  2. Union of musical sounds which strikes the ear harshly or disagreeably, owing to the incommensurability of the vibrations which they produce; want of musical concord or harmony; a chord demanding resolution into a concord.
  3. To disagree; to be discordant; to jar; to clash; not to suit.

Discord Quotations

Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements; sickness is the discord of the elements infused into the living body.
Leonardo da Vinci

Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
Heraclitus

An oligarchy of race, where the Saxon rules the African, might be endured; but this oligarchy of sex which makes father, brothers, husband, sons, the oligarchs over the mother and sisters, the wife and daughters of every household... carries discord and rebellion into every home of the nation.
Susan B. Anthony

Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Plutarch

Change is never easy, and it often creates discord, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
David Suzuki
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Discord Translations

discord in Italian is disaccordo
discord in Norwegian is disharmoni, uenighet, dissonans
discord in Spanish is discordia
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