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 Meanings and Examples of DISCORD
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 n.  conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  With the former everything was of the antiquated and rough-hewn and ill-fitting and unsuitable and badly-adapted and inferior kind; their heads were full of nothing but discord and triviality and confusion and slovenliness of thought.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER IX
2  What was new in them was a certain uneasiness and occasional discord, which there used not to be, and which, as Nicholas soon found out, was due to the bad state of their affairs.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
3  If there is any misunderstanding and discord between you and Mary, I can't blame her for it at all.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VIII
4  To return to the meaning--Are machines the devil, or do they introduce a discord.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
5  But, her repetition of these words seemed to strike with some little discord on his ear.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
6  I was a discord in Gateshead Hall: I was like nobody there; I had nothing in harmony with Mrs. Reed or her children, or her chosen vassalage.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
7  Then she hastily blundered into the opening bars of "Jacket of Gray" and stopped with a discord as she remembered how heartrending that selection was too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
8  Jealousy, discord, and fury, dwell in the convent.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XXIV
9  Lo, discord is ripened at thy desire into baleful war: tell them now to mix in amity and join alliance.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SEVENTH
10  There were women in the mob near Decatur Street, garishly dressed women whose bright finery and painted faces gave a discordant note of holiday.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
11  In such emergencies, Judy would usually have turned to Lily to fuse the discordant elements; and Miss Bart, assuming that such a service was expected of her, threw herself into it with her accustomed zeal.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
12  The voices of Edna's disbanding guests jarred like a discordant note upon the quiet harmony of the night.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXX
13  "I returned day before yesterday," he answered, while he leaned his arm on the keys, bringing forth a crash of discordant sound.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXIII
14  To show himself independent of me, he would start and stagger through with his hymn in the most discordant manner.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
15  There is no longer the measured quiet sound of throbbing activity, like the sound of boiling water, but diverse discordant sounds of disorder.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence:
1  A note of discord surfaced during the leaders' meeting.
2  A note of discord crept into their relationship.
3  A note of discord has crept into relations between the two countries.
4  A note of discord surfaced during the proceedings.
5  The contrasts between rich and poor nations are a source of discord.
6  Watching Tweedledum battle Tweedledee, Alice wondered what had caused this pointless discord.
7  Nothing is quite so discordant as the sound of a junior high school orchestra tuning up.
8  His remark discords with the fact.