AskDefine | Define discordant

Dictionary Definition

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

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English

Adjective

  1. not in harmony or accord
  2. harsh or dissonant sounding
  3. In the context of "public health}} serodiscordant

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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