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

 dis·so·nant /-nənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·so·nant a.
 1. Sounding harshly; discordant; unharmonious.
    With clamor of voices dissonant and loud.   --Longfellow.
 2. Disagreeing; incongruous; discrepant, -- with from or to. “Anything dissonant to truth.”
    What can be dissonant from reason and nature than that a man, naturally inclined to clemency, should show himself unkind and inhuman?   --Hakewill.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not musical in nature; "the unmusical cry of the bluejay"
             [syn: unmusical, nonmusical] [ant: musical]
      2: characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
         [syn: unresolved]
      3: lacking in harmony [syn: discordant, disharmonious, inharmonic]