Adjective "cacophonous" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/kəˈkɒf(ə)nəs/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Involving or producing a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.
  1. 'He twists and turns in his efforts to get away from the cacophonous dissonance, and then untwists himself to get out of his sheets.'
  2. 'Our past has become the cacophonous cathedral of the American conversation, while our once-ranging future has shrunk into a snug and warm place, as cozy and shag carpeted as a suburban den.'
  3. 'Together, her many voices create for the reader a symphony, discordant thought not cacophonous, of her being.'

Definitions

1. having a harsh or discordant sound.

More examples(as adjective)

"versions can be cacophonous."

"tangles can be cacophonous."

"sounds can be cacophonous."

"places can be cacophonous."

"orchestras can be cacophonous."

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