cacophony


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Synonyms for cacophony

a loud harsh or strident noise

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loud confusing disagreeable sounds

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What often prevents us from addressing the cacophony in our hearts is pain, whether the pain of knowing we have caused injury or the pain of the injuries done to us that may underlie our own problematic attitudes and behaviors.
Byrd reexamines the Japanese American internment as a similar process of distortion to that which denies indigenous sovereignty and uses Hiroshima Bugi to strategize survivance in the face of a "conviviality within the transits of empire" that smoothes over cacophony and the destruction of indigenous sovereignties the world over (189-90).
Voters had to walk though "a cacophony of sound, through intimidation, through harassment, through misinformation," he said.
Subtitled The Beat meets The Street, Cacophony is billed as an electrifying new production which showcases young British talent in an exciting display of street dance and percussion, married with gravitydefying aerial acrobatics with a circus twist and set to an original urban soundtrack.
No pause, no silent gaps, no welcome respite from the cacophony.
It was there they recorded albums Real To Real Cacophony, Empires And Dance and New Gold Dream.
If neither avant-garde silence nor infotainment cacophony can help us now, maybe what we need is Silver's skeptical but tender verite.
Upon entering her River Road shop, visitors are greeted by a cacophony of yaps and barks from her waiting clients that Kane and her seven employees affectionately call "dogs gossiping.
I would certainly prefer to hear this traditional sound of Sunday to the usual cacophony of noise pollution coming from radios, revving engines, etc etc.
reveals an initial cultural milieu that was a cacophony of refined and popular musical styles.
Late summer is characterized by symphonies of crickets, katydids, and cicadas, a cacophony that can go on day and night.
With the low-end geared up to whip heads into a trance-like nodding motion, Patterson's guitar playing flavors the songs with equal amounts buzzsaw-style cacophony and melodic resonance, while his yelled vocals act akin to a fourth instrument, forging their own prodding, pleading route amidst the offbeat structure.
There have been some grumbles about Donna Summers' ``She Works Hard for the Money,'' but little cacophony about Jimmy Cliff's ``Piece of the Pie,'' or ``Rise Above It'' from ``Cool Runnings'' (the Jamaican bobsled movie), or any song about feet or with a strong dance beat.
What a relief to hear the words of Christopher Dawson and Pope Plus XII (not to mention Benedict XVI) in the midst of the mindless cacophony from all sides on the subject of today's on-going conflicts.
The Hidden Cameras, Awoo (Arts & Crafts) More joyous, melodic cacophony from the sprawling Canadian ensemble of assorted genders and inclinations that brought you "Ban Marriage" and the best song about golden showers ever.