noun (plural) -nies
- harsh discordant sound; dissonance
- the use of unharmonious or dissonant speech sounds in language
Example Sentences Including 'cacophony'
A cacophony of voices seemed to have sprung out of the walls to rail at her.
Dreams of Innocence
Getting noticed on the visual cacophony of the Web can be a problem.
India Today (1996)
He had no chance to listen closely; the cacophony drove any power of analysis from his head.
THE HELLBOUND HEART (2001)
On the first occasion, the cacophony of boos that rose into the night sky seemed inappropriate.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Tammy pushed herself up onto her knees, and attempted to figure out where the cacophony was coming from.
COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
The competition in volume trying to drown each other out results in a cacophony that is, at best, offensive to the ears.
Australian News Misc (2004)
The result is not just disagreement, but a cacophony or incoherence in our public discourse.
SA Star (2004)
Then the silence would be broken by an irregular cacophony.
The Prisons We Deserve
These days, the voices of the fans cannot be heard above the cacophony of an old Fatboy Slim single.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
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