discord

Part of speech: noun

Variance; strife; contention.

Part of speech: noun

A combination of inharmonious sounds; lack of harmony.

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Usage examples "discord":

  1. Confusion and discord now reigned in the chamber which formerly was so clean and well kept; it was easy to see that no one cared for it any longer. - "Iermola", Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi.
  2. The imperial family was rent with discord. - "Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain.
  3. A beautiful woman, at discord with life, is brought to realize, by her new friends, that she may open the shutters of her soul to the blessed sunlight of joy by casting aside vanity and self love. - "Barbara Ladd", Charles G. D. Roberts.