ETYM Old Eng. discord, descord, Old Fren. discorde, descorde, French discorde, from Latin discordia, from discors, -cordis, discordant, disagreeable.
A combination of notes jarring to the ear. See dissonance.
1. A discordant act; SYN. discordance.
2. Disagreement among those expected to cooperate; SYN. dissension.
3. Lack of agreement or harmony; SYN. strife.