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

 dis·cord /ˈdɪsˌkɔrd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·cord n.
 1. Want of concord or agreement; absence of unity or harmony in sentiment or action; variance leading to contention and strife; disagreement; -- applied to persons or to things, and to thoughts, feelings, or purposes.
    A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.   --Prov. vi. 19.
    Peace to arise out of universal discord fomented in all parts of the empire.   --Burke.
 2. Mus. Union of musical sounds which strikes the ear harshly or disagreeably, owing to the incommensurability of the vibrations which they produce; want of musical concord or harmony; a chord demanding resolution into a concord.
    For a discord itself is but a harshness of divers sounds m░░░ing.   --Bacon.
 Apple of discord. See under Apple.
 Syn: -- Variance; difference; opposition; contrariety; clashing; dissension; contention; strife; disagreement; dissonance.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·cord v. i.  To disagree; to be discordant; to jar; to clash; not to suit. [Obs.]
    The one discording with the other.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: lack of agreement or harmony [syn: strife]
      2: disagreement among those expected to cooperate [syn: dissension]
      3: a harsh mixture of sounds [syn: discordance]
      4: strife resulting from a lack of agreement [syn: discordance]
      v : be different from one another [syn: disagree, disaccord]
          [ant: match]