In music, dissonance is that effect which results from the union of two sounds not in accord with each other. The ancients considered thirds and sixths as dissonances; and, in fact, every chord except the perfect concord is a dissonant chord. The old theories include an infinity of dissonances, but ...
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Dissonance has several meanings, all related to conflict or incongruity: ...
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cacaphony, or harsh-sounding language.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: di′sō-nans Definitions: 1. In social psychology and attitude theory, an aversive state which arises when an individual is minimally aware of inconsistency or conflict within himself. See: cognitive dissonance theory
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In music, a combination of two or more notes that `disagree` with each other and so sound displeasing to the ear. It is the opposite of consonance
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[album] Dissonance is the 12th studio album from the band Enuff Z`Nuff. The album reunites singers / songwriters Donnie Vie and Chip Z`Nuff after Vie`s hiatus from the band of several years. Original sessions for the album started in 2006, prompted by the band`s possible inclusion in a pilot...
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Harsh, discordant, and lack of harmony. Also a chord that sounds incomplete until it resolves itself on a harmonious chord.
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1) Cacophony 2) Conflict 3) Disagreement 4) Discord 5) Disharmony 6) Dissension
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Harsh, discordant, and lack of harmony. Also a chord that sounds incomplete until it resolves itself
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Cacaphony, or harsh-sounding language.
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