discordance

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discordance (plural discordances)

  1. A state of discord.
    • I. Taylor
      There will arise a thousand discordances of opinion.
  2. (music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
  3. (genetics) The presence of a specific genetic trait in only one of a set of clones (or identical twins).