Antonyms for discord

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noun dis-kawrd; verb dis-kawrd
Phonetic Transcription : noun ˈdɪs kɔrd; verb dɪsˈkɔrd

Definition of discord

Origin :
  • early 13c., descorde, "unfriendly feeling, ill will;" also "dissention, strife," from Old French descorde (12c.) "disagreement," from Latin discordia, from discors (genitive discordis) "disagreeing, disagreement," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + cor (genitive cordis) "heart" (see heart). Musical sense is late 14c.
  • noun noise
Example sentences :
  • I should set jarring a discord in your life for which it was never meant.
  • Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • At the same time, each successive day of discord increased his anxiety.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • The greatest good of a State is unity; the greatest evil, discord and distraction.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • Shall we, after the manner of Homer, pray the Muses to tell us 'how discord first arose'?
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • And therefore has neither more nor less of discord, nor yet of harmony?
  • Extract from : « Phaedo » by Plato
  • Is it not then reasonable that out of agreement should spring concord rather than discord?
  • Extract from : « Hellenica » by Xenophon
  • That flag is the signal of European jealousy—the apple of discord.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845 » by Various
  • The discord, I think, is called the wolf note, and it is well named.
  • Extract from : « The Spoilers of the Valley » by Robert Watson
  • At any other time the sound of his name would have made a discord for her.
  • Extract from : « The Bondwoman » by Marah Ellis Ryan
  • The music was discord—every thing she saw was disgusting—in a word, she was miserable.
  • Extract from : « A Simple Story » by Mrs. Inchbald

Synonyms for discord

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