Pronunciation : Dis*cord"ant Part of Speech : a. Etymology : [OE. discordant, descordaunt, OF. descordant, discordant, F. discordant, p. pr. of discorder, OF. also, descorder. See Discord, n.] Definition : 1. Disagreeing; incongruous; being at variance; clashing; opposing; not harmonious. The discordant elements out of which the emperor had compounded his realm did not coalesce. Motley.
2. Etym: [See Discord, n.,
Defn: Dissonant; not in harmony or musical concord; harsh; jarring; as, discordant notes or sounds. For still their music seemed to start Discordant echoes in each heart. Longfellow.
Defn: Said of strata which lack conformity in direction of bedding, either as in unconformability, or as caused by a fault.