discordance

  • 1discordance — [ diskɔrdɑ̃s ] n. f. • mil. XVIe; « dissension » 1165; a. fr. descordance → discordant 1 ♦ Défaut d accord, d harmonie. ⇒ inharmonie. La discordance des caractères, des esprits, des opinions; une grave discordance d opinions. ⇒ mésintelligence.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2discordance — DISCORDANCE. subst. fém. Qualité de ce qui est discordant. Discordance des sons, des couleurs, des parties d un édifice; et au figuré, Discordance des esprits, des caractères. Que de discordance dans les opinions des hommes! …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 3Discordance — Dis*cord ance, Discordancy Dis*cord an*cy, n. [Cf. F. discordance.] State or quality of being discordant; disagreement; inconsistency. [1913 Webster] There will arise a thousand discordances of opinion. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4discordance — discordance. См. дискордантность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 5discordance — index conflict, controversy (argument), difference, disaccord, disagreement, disapproval, discord …

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  • 6discordance — mid 14c.; see DISCORD (Cf. discord) (v.) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7discordance — (di skor dan s ) s. f. 1°   État de ce qui n est pas d accord moralement. Discordance de caractères.    Par extension. Discordance de couleurs. •   Toutes les recherches et descriptions utiles [des plantes] étaient perdues, faute de pouvoir… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8DISCORDANCE — n. f. état de ce qui est discordant. Il se dit au sens physique et au sens moral. Discordance des sons, des couleurs, des parties d’un édifice. Discordance des esprits, des caractères. Que de discordance dans les opinions des hommes! à ce moment… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 9DISCORDANCE — s. f. Vice de ce qui est discordant. Il se dit au sens physique et au sens moral. Discordance des sons, des couleurs, des parties d un édifice. Discordance des esprits, des caractères. Que de discordance dans les opinions des hommes ! …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 10discordance — discord англ. [ди/скод] discordance [диско/дэнс] discordant note [диско/дэнт но/ут] discordanza ит. [дикорда/нца] диссонанс ◊ discordant фр. [дискорда/н], англ …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 11discordance — discord ► NOUN 1) lack of agreement or harmony. 2) Music lack of harmony between notes sounding together. 3) Music a chord regarded as displeasing or requiring resolution by another. DERIVATIVES discordance noun discordancy noun discordant… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12discordance — noun Date: 14th century 1. the state or an instance of being discordant 2. dissonance …

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  • 13discordance — /dis kawr dns/, n. 1. a discordant state; disagreement; discord. 2. an instance of this. 3. dissonance. 4. Geol. lack of parallelism between adjacent strata, as in an angular unconformity. 5. (in genetic studies) the degree of dissimilarity in a… …

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  • 14discordance — noun a) A state of discord b) Lack of harmony; dissonance …

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  • 15discordance — 1. Dissociation of two characteristics in the members of a sample from a population; used as a measure of dependence. 2. In genetics, the presence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair. Cf.:concordance. * * * dis·cor·dance (dis korґd …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16discordance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A state of disagreement and disharmony: clash, conflict, confrontation, contention, difference, difficulty, disaccord, discord, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, dissonance, faction, friction, inharmony,… …

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  • 17discordance — dis·cord·ance || dɪ skɔːdÉ™ns n. disagreement, discord, lack of harmony (between people or things); harsh and unpleasant sound; unharmonious combination of sounds (Music) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18discordance — n.; (also discordancy) 1. Disagreement, inconsistency, incongruity, opposition, conflict, repugnance. 2. Discord, dissonance …

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  • 19discordance — dis·cor·dance …

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  • 20discordance — dis•cord•ance [[t]dɪsˈkɔr dns[/t]] n. 1) a discordant state 2) an instance of this 3) dissonance • Etymology: 1300–50; ME < AF …

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