Discover more from Roots2Words
Word of the Day: CACOPHONY
Turn it down!
cacophony (noun) - a harsh, discordant, or chaotic mixture of sounds; any incongruous or unpleasant mixture [kuh-kof-uh-nee]
BREAKDOWN: CACO- (bad) + PHON- (sound) + -Y (act or state)
cacophonous means consisting of or producing a mixture of loud, unpleasant, or dissonant sounds
euphony is an agreeable or pleasant sound
“Out of the cacophony of random suffering and chaos that can mark human life, the life artist sees or creates a symphony of meaning and order. A life of wholeness does not depend on what we experience. Wholeness depends on how we experience our lives.” —Desmond Tutu