Cacophony

Ca*coph"o*ny

(?), n.;
pl. Cacophonies (#).
[Gr. ; kako`s bad + sound: cf. F. Cacophonie.] 1. (Rhet.) An uncouth or disagreable sound of words, owing to the concurrence of harsh letters or syllables. "Cacophonies of all kinds." Pope.
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2. (Mus.) A combination of discordant sounds.
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3. (Med.) An unhealthy state of the voice.
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Cac`o*sto"mi*a

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. kako`s bad + mouth.] (Med.) Diseased or gangrenous condition of the mouth.
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