Cacophony meaning - Cacophony Definition & Meaning

Cacophony Definition & Meaning

And being no stranger to the art of war, I gave him a description of cannons, culverins, muskets, carabines, pistols, bullets, powder, swords, bayonets, battles, sieges, retreats, attacks, undermines, countermines, bombardments, sea fights, ships sunk with a thousand men, twenty thousand killed on each side, dying groans, limbs flying in the air, smoke, noise, confusion, trampling to death under horses' feet, flight, pursuit, victory; fields strewed with carcases, left for food to dogs and wolves and birds of prey; plundering, stripping, ravishing, burning, and destroying.

Examples of Cacophony Cacophony can be used in both and everyday conversation.

Misconceptions About Cacophony Some websites define cacophony as any word, phrase, or sentence that is difficult to pronounce.


Here is an example of consonance versus cacophony: Consonance: Sarah survived surfing beside sharks.

Onomatopoeia are words which sound like their meaning.

Description: Cacophony in Shakespeare's Macbeth In this famous passage fromLady Macbeth's speech becomes cacophonous in a moment of panicked hallucination.

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    Cacophony definition, harsh discordance of sound; dissonance: a cacophony of hoots, cackles, and wails. See more.
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    Cacophony: loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound. Synonyms: babel, blare, bluster… Antonyms: quiet, silence, silentness… Find the right word.
    By: 2RsPeople|||||||||
    ca·coph·o·ny. (kə-kŏf′ə-nē) n. pl. ca·coph·o·nies. 1. Jarring, discordant sound; dissonance: heard a cacophony of horns during the traffic jam. 2. The use of harsh or discordant sounds in literary composition, as for poetic effect.
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    A mix of discordant sounds; dissonance. 1921-1922, H. P. Lovecraft, Herbert West: Reanimator, Not more unutterable could have been the chaos of hellish sound if the pit itself.
    By: BeagleGamer|||||||||
    Cacophony definition: You can describe a loud , unpleasant mixture of sounds as a cacophony . | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
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