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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

Command that in no way there be in your household any who make strife, discord or divisions in the hostel, but all shall be of one accord, of one will as of one heart and one soul.
Robert Grosseteste

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

So what is discord at one level of your being is harmony at another level.
Alan Watts

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