In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(note/opinion/music/colors) discordante(atmosphere) de discordiato be discordant with sth — discordar con algo formal
- On the other hand, if the cues from different senses are discordant, perception can be distorted.
- All the discordant cases in the present study had only one grade difference with histological grading similar to earlier studies.
- It examined the divergent and discordant forces at work in the UK at the time: Scottish, Welsh and English nationalism, as well as the Northern Ireland conflict.
- Their songs were too long, and were made up of loops created on the laptop utilising the most unmusical discordant sounds imaginable.
- Abruptly, he struck one of the guitar strings, making a discordant sound.
- I don't see anything in the documents that is discordant with what were the times, what was the situation and what were the people involved.
- Getting a balance between the beauty of the instruments and the harsh discordant vocals seems difficult to achieve.
- Even the moments of drama are fairly subtly presented, with little but an increase in odd sounds and discordant notes to herald them.
- What is perhaps most fascinating about the coming election is that Shrum's trademark populism, which seemed so discordant just two years ago, will suddenly have renewed resonance.
- Analysis shows that the main reasons behind divorce are discordant personalities, extra-marital affairs, a weak marriage base, or physiological problems with one or other of the couple.
- The sound was awful, each song was a tuneless, discordant dirge.
- The width of the gap has been uncertain, because different preparation methods have yielded discordant results.
- You might guess that a show selected by six different people would appear discordant, reflecting a clash of outlook and taste.
- These techniques allow governments and corporations the freedom to promote ideas that would appear repulsive, discordant or even downright stupid if spoken in plain English.
- He shut his eyes and prepared himself for the discordant sounds.
- His fingers faltered on the piano keys, the discordant sound filling the room.
- The two most highly differentially expressed transcripts in smokers that give discordant results in the mouse models encode secreted proteins.
- He added: ‘The sign looks a discordant and random afterthought which is entirely unsympathetic to the architectural integrity of this attractive building.’
- They sing a discordant series of sounds that can be alternately tuneful and rasping.
- Rakael frowned as a harsh, discordant sound echoed in her ears.
- These lights are later accompanied by the discordant noises of machines losing contact with their source and breaking down.
- For me, brunch is food anarchy, a gross and discordant ensemble of absolutely every dish you might ever conceivably eat for breakfast served with others normally reserved for lunch and dinner.
- He stalked out of the apartment and walked to the nearest club, harshly bright and resounding with discordant noise in the still night air.
- The film pieces together unrelated images and discordant sounds to evoke provocative after-images that flow seamlessly into one another.
- Is it possible you see the controversy your films always generate and the wildly discordant judgments as a higher compliment to your work than universal praise would be?
- It is hard, though, to shake the notion that all of these tiny tremors and discordant sounds do not harbor some degree of chaos ahead.
- For the audience, the music is a blend of nontraditional, at times discordant, sound.
- I found a disturbing number of very different crème brûlée recipes out there, calling for widely discordant oven temp, cooking time and quantities of eggs/cream/sugar.
- Unsurprisingly, different scales can lead to discordant results.
- The musical voice was now a harsh discordant tone that echoed around him.
- As a consequence, the complex shows discordant evolutionary patterns at different levels of organization.
- She had to play it all by ear, and this tune had some glaringly discordant harmonies.
- Close by the inn stood the ancient church, and the shrill, discordant clack of the cracked bell could be distinctly heard in the ballroom.
- We hypothesized that variations in the distribution of emphysema would be associated with functional differences and therefore account for discordant physiology.
- Its voice grows harsh, and discordant, sounding more like two people talking at once.
- Indeed, throughout the occupation, the stream of images continues to feel disturbingly discordant with our national identity.
- The music sounded like the tape was being stretched producing appalling sounds and off-key, discordant, unpleasant noises.
- Furthermore, all manner of wind instruments are used to create discordant noises that sound dangerously close to flatulence.
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