Meaning: Harsh or unpleasant in sound because of lack in harmony.

Synonyms: Inharmonious, tuneless, off key, dissonant, jarring, grating, jangling, strident, shrill, screeching, cacophonous, in disagreement, at variance, divergent, conflicting, clashing, opposing.

In Hindi:  बेसुरअसंगतप्रतिकूल, बेताल,  बेमेलविरुद्ध.

Use: The frightened cat gave a discordant shriek and jumped on top of the table.

The discordant sound of the teacher’s high-pitched voice silenced the class.

Sheela bought earplugs to block out the discordant noise that came from her neighbor’s house.


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