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Word of the Day – Cacophony

By May 13, 2024Word of the Day

Cacophony (noun)

ku-kof-uh-nee

harsh or unpleasant discordance of sound; dissonance.

First recorded in 1650–60; from New Latin cacophonia, from Greek kakophōnía; equivalent to caco- + -phony

Example sentences

“The cacophony of sounds rang in my ears as the group passed us.”

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