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Synonyms for dissonant

Synonyms for dissonant

characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound

made up of parts or qualities that are disparate or otherwise markedly lacking in consistency

Synonyms for dissonant

characterized by musical dissonance

lacking in harmony

not in accord

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Synacor, which has seen its board battle dissonant stakeholders groups in recent months, got more bad news when client Charter Communications revealed that it would take over the development and repair of its Web start page.
The first few tracks showcase the thinner, warbled side of Banks' voice, sometimes against a backdrop of almost dissonant ambient vocals.
Uribe's dissonant voice' Uribe, a conservative, is still popular for his no-holds-barred fight against the FARC while in power from 2002 to 2010.
Landscapes are divided and dissonant sites of private and collective being.
Great vistas but as tonally dissonant as The Gods Must Be Crazy.
Dissonant divas in Chicana music; the limits of la onda.
This is mirrored in a stunning, dissonant soundtrack.
The paper asserts that six years of taking power, dissatisfaction and dissonant tones are still being kept under the rug.
The Bahraini people, who have been known for co-existence and tolerance, reject any dissonant voice inciting sectarianism and doctrinal divide.
Words of thanks are insufficient to credit every citizen who refused to listen to dissonant voices which are trying to distort the truth," he said as he received at Gudaibiya Palace, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs President Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Shura Council chairman Ali Saleh Al Saleh, parliament chairman Khalifa Al Dhahrani and senior officials.
It is not correct that I am not happy over renaming of the Province but I dont like such dissonant name.
The sounds fade and grow as the holder tilts the phones making for a kind of dissonant, musical noise, Essl said.
Lastly, a fit for school psychologists that bridges some of the dissonant areas is described.
These are just a few of the dissonant notes being played out at the climate change conference in Copenhagen.
Topics address sensitive subjects like cultural variations in everyday life, the negotiation of identities in dissonant worlds, behavioral departures (such as circumcision, honor crimes, the commercialization of sexual outlets and gay sub-cultures).