Dissonant

  • 1 dissonant — dissonant, ante [ disɔnɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1450; de dissoner ♦ Qui fait dissonance. Sons dissonants. ⇒ discordant. Mus. Accord dissonant (ex. accord de septième). ⇒ dissonance. « ces harmonies dissonantes, étranges, toujours tristes » (Loti). ♢ Fig …

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  • 2 dissonant — dissonant, ante (di sso nan, nan t ) adj. 1°   Qui ne s accorde pas, qui forme ensemble un son désagréable à l oreille. Cris dissonants. Voix dissonante. Instrument dissonant.    Fig. •   S il est au fond de l âme du personnage qu il introduit un …

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  • 3 Dissonant — Dis so*nant, a. [L. dissonans, antis, p. pr. of dissonare to disagree in sound, be discordant; dis + sonare to sound: cf. F. dissonant. See {Sonant}.] 1. Sounding harshly; discordant; unharmonious. [1913 Webster] With clamor of voices dissonant… …

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  • 4 dissonant — DISSONANT, ANTE. adject. Qui n est point d accord, qui n est pas dans le ton. Il ne se dit qu en Musique, et en parlant Des voix et des instrumens. Cette voix est dissonante. Cet instrument est fort dissonant …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 5 dissonant — early 15c., from M.Fr. dissonant and directly from L. dissonantem (nom. dissonans), prp. of dissonare differ in sound, from dis apart (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + sonare to sound (see SOUND (Cf. sound) (n.1 …

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  • 6 dissonant — [adj1] different, conflicting anomalous, at variance, differing, disagreeing, disconsonant, discordant, discrepant, dissentient, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, irreconcilable, irregular, sour note*, unmixable;… …

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  • 7 dissonant — index deranged, deviant, different, discordant, dissenting, divisive, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt …

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  • 8 dissonant — dissonant:⇨misstönend …

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  • 9 dissonant — Dissonant, m. acut. voyez Discordant …

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  • 10 dissonant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) Music sounding harsh or discordant. 2) unsuitable in combination; clashing. DERIVATIVES dissonance noun dissonantly adverb. ORIGIN from Latin dissonare be discordant , from sonare to sound …

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  • 11 dissonant — [dis′ənənt] adj. 1. characterized by or constituting a dissonance; discordant 2. opposing in opinion, temperament, etc.; incompatible; incongruous dissonantly adv …

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  • 12 DISSONANT — ANTE. adj. T. de Musique. Qui forme dissonance. Sons dissonants. Notes dissonantes. Intervalle dissonant.   Il signifiait aussi, Qui n est point d accord, qui n est pas dans le ton. Cette voix est dissonante. Cet instrument est dissonant. Ce sens …

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  • 13 dissonant — adjective Etymology: Middle English dissonaunte, from Latin dissonant , dissonans, present participle of dissonare to be discordant, from dis + sonare to sound more at sound Date: 15th century 1. marked by dissonance ; discordant 2 …

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  • 14 Dissonant — Der Begriff Dissonanz (von lateinisch: dis = „unterschiedlich, auseinander“ und sonare = „klingen“) ist in der Musik die Bezeichnung für Intervalle und Akkorde, die in der traditionellen Musik als „auflösungsbedürftig“ empfunden werden. Besonders …

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  • 15 dissonant — dissonantly, adv. /dis euh neuhnt/, adj. 1. disagreeing or harsh in sound; discordant. 2. out of harmony; incongruous; at variance. 3. Music. characterized by dissonance. [1400 50; late ME dissonaunte ( < AF) < L dissonant (s. of dissonans, prp.… …

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  • 16 dissonant — adjective Of or pertaining to dissonance. The music was filled with dissonant chords …

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  • 17 dissonant — adj. Dissonant is used with these nouns: ↑note …

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  • 18 dissonant — adjective 1》 Music lacking harmony. 2》 unsuitable in combination; clashing. Derivatives dissonance noun dissonantly adverb Origin ME: from OFr., or from L. dissonant , dissonare be discordant , from dis apart + sonare to sound …

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  • 19 dissonant — dis•so•nant [[t]ˈdɪs ə nənt[/t]] adj. 1) disagreeing or harsh in sound; discordant 2) disagreeing or incongruous; at variance 3) mad harmonically unresolved • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME dissonaunte (< AF) < L dissonant , s. of dissonāns,… …

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  • 20 dissonant — adj (dissonant, a) …

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