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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

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

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

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

I have spoken honestly about being born into a home where there was discord and chaos. I saw my mom have a rough time with my dad being very controlling, which is why I push back whenever I feel like someone is trying to box me in. It makes me run for the hills.
Christina Aguilera
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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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