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noun, plural dis·cor·dan·cies.
  1. discordance(defs 1–3).
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Origin of discordancy

First recorded in 1600–10; discordance + -y3
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Examples from the Web for discordancy

Historical Examples

  • With regard to their origin, there is a variety as well as discordancy of opinions.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • Often and often, when Memminger has said to me, with an oath, "Why this discordancy in our totals?"

  • If harmony was not at one with itself in its harmony, neither was discord at one with itself in its discordancy!

    There and Back

    George MacDonald

  • There was some discordancy between the clerical and lay doctors upon other points.

  • In such a discordancy of sentiments it is better to look to the nature of things than to the humors of men.