DISSONANCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISSONANCE
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dissonance
 n.  discord; disagreeable sounds; harsh, disagreeable combination of sounds
Classic Sentence:
1  The seamen's clamour rises in emulous dissonance; each cheers his comrade: Seek we Crete and our forefathers.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
2  He was startled by the loud and dissonant voice of a man who was apparently dismounting at the door.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  There already existed between them all the dissonances of the grave young man and the frivolous old man.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
Example Sentence:
1  Composer Charles Ives often used dissonance clashing or unresolved chords for special effects in his musical works.