cacophony
noun (plural -nies) Date: circa 1656 harsh or discordant sound ; dissonance 2; specifically harshness in the sound of words or phrases

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  • Cacophony — Ca*coph o*ny, n.; pl. {Cacophonies}. [Gr. ?????????; kako s bad + ???? sound: cf. F. Cacophonie.] 1. (Rhet.) An uncouth or disagreable sound of words, owing to the concurrence of harsh letters or syllables. Cacophonies of all kinds. Pope. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cacophony — 1650s, from Gk. kakophonia, from kakophonos harsh sounding, from kakos bad, evil (see CACO (Cf. caco )) + phone voice (see FAME (Cf. fame)). Related: Cacophonous …   Etymology dictionary

  • cacophony — ► NOUN (pl. cacophonies) ▪ a harsh discordant mixture of sounds. DERIVATIVES cacophonous adjective. ORIGIN Greek kakoph nia, from kakoph nos ill sounding …   English terms dictionary

  • cacophony — [kə käf′ə nē] n. pl. cacophonies [prob. via Fr cacophonie < ML cacophonia < Gr kakophōnia < kakophōnos, harsh sounding < kakos, bad, evil + phōnē, voice: see PHONO ] harsh, jarring sound; dissonance cacophonous [kə käf′ənəs] adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • cacophony — cacophonic /kak euh fon ik/, adj. /keuh kof euh nee/, n., pl. cacophonies. 1. harsh discordance of sound; dissonance: a cacophony of hoots, cackles, and wails. 2. a discordant and meaningless mixture of sounds: the cacophony produced by city… …   Universalium

  • cacophony — ca|coph|o|ny [kəˈkɔfəni US ˌkəˈka: ] n [singular] [Date: 1600 1700; : Greek; Origin: kakophonia, from kakos bad + phone voice, sound ] a loud unpleasant mixture of sounds cacophony of ▪ a cacophony of car horns >cacophonous adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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