discord


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.

discord

Music a combination of musical notes containing one or more dissonant intervals

discord

[′di‚skȯrd]
(acoustics)

Discord

See also Confusion.
Andras
demon of discord. [Occultism: Jobes, 93]
discord, apple of
caused conflict among goddesses; Trojan War ultimate result. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 43]
Discordia
goddess of strife and discord. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 83]
Eris
goddess of discord; threw apple of discord among Peleus’s wedding guests. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 95]
54-40 or Fight!
slogan alluding to disputed borders of Oregon territory under joint British and U.S. occupation. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 241]
Gaza Strip
small coastal desert on borders of Egypt and Israel, the control of which has been in continual dispute. [Middle East. Hist.: Payton, 264]
Great Schism, the
Catholic Church divided over papal succession (1378–1417). [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 376–379]
onyx
provokes disagreement and separates lovers. [Gem. Symbolism: Kunz, 98–99]
References in periodicals archive ?
The Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said today that some infiltrators among the visitors to the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim / peace be upon him / storm the building of Investment Department of the Sunni Awqaf after launching rumors for the existence of terrorists wearing explosive belts among the visitors and as a result of that al-Abadi ordered to cordon off the discord in Adhamiya and ordered the security forces to the prosecute those behind the incident.
Addressing the conference, the chairman Aman Council) Peace Council), Pir Syed Ali Raza Shah Bukhari stressed on mutual brotherhood, interfaith relations as conducive factors for internal peace and harmonious accord; while "where factors like mutual brotherhood and harmonious co-existence are non-existent , horrendous sectarian discords like recent Rawalpindi tragedy keep on occurring", he warned.
According to Moody's Investor Services, discord among eurozone leaders could lead to a ratings downgrade for the region.
She went on: "Their objective is to shirk responsibilities that should be assumed towards developing countries, and to provoke discord among developing countries.
They want to create discord in the region by carrying out such plots.
Thompson (Sydney Missionary and Bible College, Australia) explores the theme of the unified church in the Acts of the Apostles, the fifth book of the New Testament, examining it relation to the theme of discord and strife also prominent throughout Acts and in the context of wider Greco-Roman and Jewish literary treatments of unity and discord.
On the one hand he could, by artificially producing serious discord within the coalition, avoid a referendum before the four years were up, by dissolving the coalition government due to "irreconcilable difference" for which no doubt he would blame Plaid Cymru, while on the other hand the chance of a rainbow coalition government requiring the cooperation of the Lib-Dems would be far less likely.
Essay topics range from theoretical perspectives, such as "Emotional Intelligence and the Self-Regulation of Affect", to links between emotional regulation and dysfunction or well being, such as "Marital Discord and Children's Emotional Self-Regulation", to clinical interventions in the emotional regulation process, such as "Promoting Emotional Expression and Emotional Regulation in Couples".
Once known as Xena, the dwarf planet's new name is Eris, after the Greek goddess of discord and strife.
14 that the body, which had provisionally been called UB 313 and nicknamed Xena, would now be officially called Eris, after the Greek goddess of discord and strife.
Anglicans still bearing the wounds from the discord created by female ordination in the Canadian church found little to soothe their hurts recently when our primate, Andrew Hutchison, reminded the General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States that he has every reason to believe that we will have a female candidate for the primate at our 2007 General Synod.
I'm pretty impressed with the over-driven head swelling rituals of slow and sludgy discord.