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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dis-kawr-dnt]
    • /dɪsˈkɔr dnt/
    • /dɪs.ˈkɔːd.ənt.li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dis-kawr-dnt]
    • /dɪsˈkɔr dnt/

Definitions of discordantly word

  • adjective discordantly disagreeable to the ear; dissonant; harsh. 2
  • adjective discordantly being at variance; disagreeing; incongruous: discordant opinions. 1
  • adjective discordantly Geology. (of strata) structurally unconformable. 1
  • noun discordantly In a discordant manner. 1

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Origin of discordantly

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English discordaunt < Anglo-French < Latin discordant- (stem of discordāns), present participle of discordāre. See discord, -ant

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Parts of speech for Discordantly


discordantly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for discordantly

adv discordantly

  • separately — to keep apart or divide, as by an intervening barrier or space: to separate two fields by a fence.
  • individually — one at a time; separately: The delegates were introduced individually.
  • variously — of different kinds, as two or more things; differing one from another: Various experiments have not proved his theory.
  • adversely — unfavorable or antagonistic in purpose or effect: adverse criticism.
  • unusually — not usual, common, or ordinary; uncommon in amount or degree; exceptional: an unusual sound; an unusual hobby; an unusual response.

adverb discordantly

  • dissonant — disagreeing or harsh in sound; discordant.
  • harshly — ungentle and unpleasant in action or effect: harsh treatment; harsh manners.
  • jarringly — to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, thoughts, etc.: The sound of the alarm jarred.
  • inharmonious — not harmonious; discordant; unmelodious.
  • shrilly — high-pitched and piercing in sound quality: a shrill cry.

Antonyms for discordantly

adv discordantly

  • together — into or in one gathering, company, mass, place, or body: to call the people together.

adverb discordantly

  • harmoniously — marked by agreement in feeling, attitude, or action: a harmonious group.
  • agreeably — to one's liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation.

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