Definitions and Examples of cacophonous, discordant, unpleasant
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Involving or producing a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.
The traffic in the city center was so cacophonous that it was hard to hear oneself think.
Lacking harmony or agreement; clashing or conflicting.
The musicians played different notes, creating a discordant sound that made the audience cringe.
Causing discomfort, pain, or revulsion; not enjoyable or agreeable.
The smell of rotten eggs was unpleasant and made everyone cover their noses.
Key Differences: cacophonous vs discordant vs unpleasant
- 1Cacophonous describes a sound that is harsh and discordant.
- 2Discordant describes a lack of harmony or agreement between sounds.
- 3Unpleasant describes a sound that is not enjoyable or agreeable to the ear.
Effective Usage of cacophonous, discordant, unpleasant
- 1Music: Use these antonyms to describe different types of music or sounds.
- 2Nature: Use these antonyms to describe natural sounds like birds chirping or waves crashing.
- 3Reviews: Use these antonyms to describe movies, books, or performances that have unpleasant or jarring sounds.
The antonyms of euphonical describe sounds that are harsh, jarring, or unpleasant to the ear. Cacophonous describes a harsh and discordant sound, discordant describes a lack of harmony or agreement, and unpleasant describes a sound that is not enjoyable or agreeable. Use these antonyms to describe different types of music or sounds, natural sounds, or to write reviews about movies, books, or performances that have unpleasant or jarring sounds.