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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·cor·dant /-dṇt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·cor·dant /dɪsˈkɔrdṇt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·cord·ant a.
 1. Disagreeing; incongruous; being at variance; clashing; opposing; not harmonious.
    The discordant elements out of which the emperor had compounded his realm did not coalesce.   --Motley.
 2.  Mus. Dissonant; not in harmony or musical concord; harsh; jarring; as, discordant notes or sounds.
 For still their music seemed to start
 Discordant echoes in each heart.   --Longfellow.
 3. Geol. Said of strata which lack conformity in direction of bedding, either as in unconformability, or as caused by a fault.
 Syn: -- Disagreeing; incongruous; contradictory; repugnant; opposite; contrary; inconsistent; dissonant; harsh; jarring; irreconcilable.
 -- Dis*cord*ant*ly, adv. -- Dis*cord*ant*ness, n. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not in agreement or harmony; "views discordant with
             present-day ideas" [ant: accordant]
      2: lacking in harmony [syn: disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonic]