(n.) An uncouth or disagreable sound of words, owing to the concurrence of harsh letters or syllables.
(n.) A combination of discordant sounds.
(n.) An unhealthy state of the voice.
(1) Instead, we are treated to a cacophony of people trying to talk over each other.
(2) Karagandy will kick off, to a cacophony of boos from the home crowd, who are doing their best to stir that bad blood.
(3) The politics of football have long been accompanied by a background hum of corruption claims, but in recent times it has become a cacophony.
(4) It is a plausible claim, judging by the cacophony of trumpets, cymbals, drums and violins erupting from classrooms, corridors and the courtyard: hundreds of children aged six to 19, some in trainers, others in flip-flops, individually and collectively making music.
(5) Nelson said: "Against the cacophony of the 24-hour news era, there has never been a greater need for what the Spectator offers: wit, style, mischief, elegance of thought and independence of opinion.
(6) With the eight lanes of France’s most famous avenue cleared of all traffic on Paris’s first car-free day , the usual cacophony of car-revving and thundering motorbike engines had given way to the squeak of bicycle wheels, the clatter of skateboards, the laughter of children on rollerblades and even the gentle rustling of wind in the trees.
(7) But there is one part of the city, located along the creek and the traditional district of Bastakiya, where one can hear the sound of motorboats, called abras , transporting people from one side to the other, and the sound of pigeons, the lapping of waves, and the cacophony of various languages.
(8) Their cacophony has drowned out rational discourse.
(9) Christian Radnedge , a Spurs-supporting journalist who was in the Smoking Dog, told the BBC that it had been "full to the rafters" when there was "a huge cacophony of noise and the sound of glass being smashed".
(10) Instead, listeners’ ears are assaulted by a cacophony of industrial noise – recordings of ambient sounds from factories.
(11) As budgets continue to be squeezed, all councils need to think long and hard about where to prioritise their resources amid a cacophony of bids and pleas from different interest groups and residents.
(12) Amid a cacophony of phones, political interns were struggling to keep up with the calls and emails from angry people across the US and the world claiming Hollywood-backed legislation was about to break the internet and end its open culture forever.
(13) Their faces stared up from the dusty stretch of tarmac outside New Cairo's police academy, a silent roll call of butchery laid out like a human carpet amid a cacophony of chants, sirens and camera clicks in the morning sun.
(14) Right now I’m doing a daily commute of three hours [between Manchester and Morecambe] because I want to see my children and hear their nonsense in the morning and the cacophony of noise when I come in, about school dinner, about why I haven’t sewn someone’s trousers.” Campaigning full time became significantly easier recently when she was one of a small number of Labour candidates to receive £10,000 from the former Lib Dem peer Lord Oakeshott – money she could spend on petrol and childcare.
(15) They broke down all kinds of barriers - between pop and performance art, male and female, lyricism and cacophony.
(16) It is what some people would call a crisis of political representation, highlighted by Ukip's 28% of the poll and second placing, and the cacophony of noise in response to its success.
(17) Salinger was not yet 30, but the local acclaim of New York critics was translating into a buzz around his name that would soon explode into a cacophony.
(18) To cut through and persuade, he has to be prepared to take a risk and perhaps even find himself on the losing side of an argument, because there, in a bit of adversity, Shorten might actually find some genuine conviction that rings true, resonates and carries through the cacophony of the news cycle.
(19) Every now and then a columnist manages to distil a great cacophony of opinion into one simple sentence – and on Wednesday the Mail's Sarah Vine did just that.
(20) Lowering the window, I hear a cacophony of voices attempting to sell me a new property: “We offer a two-bedroom flat for only 22 lakh rupees [£21,500], ma’am!” “We have better amenities and a brilliant location to boot, ma’am!” “Ma’am, our company has been building flats for more than 20 years and has a brilliant reputation!” The scene is reminiscent of vegetable vendors hawking in crowded market places throughout India .
(n.) The just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things, or things intended to form a connected whole; such an agreement between the different parts of a design or composition as to produce unity of effect; as, the harmony of the universe.
(n.) Concord or agreement in facts, opinions, manners, interests, etc.; good correspondence; peace and friendship; as, good citizens live in harmony.
(n.) A literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency; as, a harmony of the Gospels.
(n.) A succession of chords according to the rules of progression and modulation.
(n.) The science which treats of their construction and progression.
(n.) See Harmonic suture, under Harmonic.
(1) These concepts of facial harmony and surgical alterations have been difficult to teach in a residency program, especially regarding preoperative evaluation and a clear idea of the desired surgical results.
(2) The results will give Harmony 25 seats in Latvia’s 100-seat parliament, six fewer than they had before the elections, when they were also the largest single party in parliament.
(3) Japan has a long history of placing great value on the idea of harmony and respecting the rights of everyone,” she said.
(4) He has previously said the Anzac spirit had “informed our Australian culture and our character ever since that time, and I don’t think that lining it up with NAIDOC week, reconciliation day, harmony day and so on gives it the central focus that it deserves in our curriculum”.
(5) The grand mufti of Australia, Ibrahim Abu Mohammad, said Islam did not need a reformation “since the normative principles and practices of the religion allow Muslims to harmoniously coexist within pluralist societies that are based on the universal values of compassion and justice”.
(6) There are many differences between full dentures on Brånemark implants and fixed partial dentures built on the same type of implants: due to some more critical anatomical conditions, the choice of number, position and length of the implants is more delicate; the need of an harmonious crown-gingival tissue relationship; higher occlusal forces than in edentalous cases; difficulty in satisfying aesthetic requirements and ease of hygiene.
(7) Following the success of that release – and with the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's still months away – Brian Wilson imagined an orchestral and psychedelic suite showcasing the group's vocal harmonies.
(8) We also know little about the relative aptitude for different musical components, especially melody and harmony.
(9) In cultures at temperatures higher than necessary for optimum rates of growth the average lifetime of messenger RNA lengthened in harmony with the increased time required for cell division.
(10) Gay bishops have proved a headache for the archbishop of Canterbury, who has struggled to maintain harmony since taking office in 2002.
(11) A better conceptual balance needs to be struck between their harmonious and antagonistic functioning.
(12) A review of the literature shows little harmony between the results of this and various other studies.
(13) Induction by PB and MC of ER O-dealkylase, PR O-dealkylase and UDP-GT activities in ciliary NPE and PE cells was inhibited almost completely by 3.5 microM cyclohexamide and 40 nM actinomycin D. The heterogeneous distribution of these enzymes suggests that a harmonious interplay between NPE and PE cells is important for metabolic detoxification of blood plasma prior to aqueous humor formation.
(14) New Gambian leader Adama Barrow sworn in at ceremony in Senegal Read more But Jammeh, like most dictators, gives greater weight to his ego and grandeur over national peace and harmony.
(15) The utilization review department, as well as the medical staff, must work in close harmony with administration to assist the facility in surviving trying economical times.
(16) Up to half a million wolves once roamed across America , living in harmony with native Americans who revered them for supposed healing powers.
(17) While Victorians celebrated the empire on which the sun would never set with successive jubilees (golden, 1887, and diamond, 1897), many readers fretted over foreign (increasingly German) threats to the harmony of English life.
(18) Is this not a remarkable achievement, that we have such a diverse community and yet we live together so harmoniously?” Parramatta shooting: speculation is plentiful but the facts are few Read more Turnbull said: “And should we not ask ourselves: how did that happen?
(19) While those figures may be skewed by one film alone (Harmony Korine's hit teenage skin celebration Spring Breakers ) the overall pattern of sex bias is unmistakable.
(20) Working separately has, they say, been no bad thing for marital harmony.