(?), a. [L. dissonans, -antis, p. pr. of dissonare to disagree in sound, be discordant; dis- + sonare to sound: cf. F. dissonant. See Sonant.] 1. Sounding harshly; discordant; unharmonious.
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With clamor of voices dissonant and loud.
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2. Disagreeing; incongruous; discrepant, -- with from or to. "Anything dissonant to truth." South.
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What can be dissonant from reason and nature than that a man, naturally inclined to clemency, should show himself unkind and inhuman?
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