Definition of discordance in English:

discordance

noun

  • See discordant

    • ‘These videos are accompanied by independently looping soundscapes that create surprising convergences and discordances through their fragmentation, distortion and repetition.’
    • ‘To pinpoint this difference, schools have traditionally tested children and measured the discordance between their IQ and their achievement, he said.’
    • ‘The discordance between morphological differentiation and genetic differentiation is an unsolved problem needing explanation in this species.’
    • ‘This discordance caused misgivings among many of us.’
    • ‘The overall effect was quite lush, but as you looked more closely there were little discordances.’

Pronunciation

discordance

/dɪˈskɔːd(ə)ns/