Cacophony

Definition of Cacophony

Ca`coph´o`ny
n.1.(Rhet.) An uncouth or disagreable sound of words, owing to the concurrence of harsh letters or syllables.
2.(Mus.) A combination of discordant sounds.
3.(Med.) An unhealthy state of the voice.

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Babel, Gothicism, agitation, atonalism, atonality, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, bedlam, bluster, bombasticness, brawl, broil, brouhaha, cacology, chaos, clinker, clumsiness, coarseness, commotion, confusion of tongues, cracked voice, crudeness, cumbrousness, defacement, discord, discordance, discordancy, disfigurement, disharmony, dissonance, dissonancy, dissonant chord, disturbance, dryness, dysphemism, ebullition, embroilment, fanaticism, ferment, flap, flatness, fomentation, foofaraw, frenzy, fume, furor, furore, fury, fuss, gracelessness, grossness, gruffness, gutturalism, gutturality, gutturalness, harshness, heaviness, hell, hoarseness, homeliness, hubbub, huskiness, ill-balanced sentences, ill-favoredness, impropriety, impurity, inconcinnity, incorrectness, indecorousness, inelegance, inelegancy, infelicity, inharmoniousness, inharmony, lack of finish, lack of polish, leadenness, noise, off note, pandemonium, passion, plainness, pompousness, ponderousness, poor diction, racket, rage, raspiness, raucity, roughness, row, ruckus, rudeness, rumpus, scrapiness, scratchiness, sesquipedalianism, sesquipedality, shapelessness, sharpness, slipshod construction, sour note, sourness, static, stertorousness, stiltedness, storminess, stridor, tastelessness, tempestuousness, thickness, throatiness, tumult, tumultuousness, tunelessness, turbulence, turgidity, turmoil, uglification, uglifying, ugliness, unaestheticness, unattractiveness, unbeautifulness, uncomeliness, uncouthness, uneuphoniousness, ungainliness, ungracefulness, unhandsomeness, unharmoniousness, unloveliness, unmusicality, unpleasingness, unprettiness, unrefinement, unseemliness, unshapeliness, unsightliness, untunefulness, unwieldiness, uproar, upset, vulgarism, vulgarity, wildness, wolf, zeal, zealousness
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