Example sentences for: dissonant

How can you use “dissonant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So lyrically American you can almost hear the dissonant yearnings of Aaron Copland.

  • On the other hand, this druggy, undulating succession of ostinatos is as "difficult," as dissonant and woolly, as anything the quintet recorded, suggesting both the psychedelia of King Crimson and the minimalism of Steven Reich.

  • There's a dissonant note here, however: Throughout the spot, our smokers, the last one seen in satisfied profile, seem to be enjoying their smoke.

  • Rawlins, Jack, Demon Prince: The Dissonant Worlds of Jack Vance, Borgo Press, San Bernardino, California, 1986.

  • One night, I tuned in and heard an extraordinarily cacophonous piece that sounded like souls groaning in hell alternating with dissonant organ music; as I could not believe what I was hearing, I continued to listen; I was tortured for about half an hour but persisted, as I wanted to hear the title in order to make certain that I would switch off if anyone ever threatened to play it again.


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