Definition of Cacophonies

1. Noun. (plural of cacophony) ¹



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Definition of Cacophonies

1. cacophony [n] - See also: cacophony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cacophonies

cacomistles
cacomixl
cacomixle
cacomixles
cacomixls
caconym
caconymies
caconyms
caconymy
cacoon
cacoons
cacophemism
cacophemisms
cacophobia
cacophonic
cacophonies (current term)
cacophonophilia
cacophonous
cacophonously
cacophony
cacoplastic
cacosmia
cacosyntheton
cacotechnies
cacotechny
cacothymia
cacothymias
cacoxene
cacoxenite
cacozelia

Literary usage of Cacophonies

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1. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"... to systematise apparent anomaly—Mr. Bridges' view—Discussion of it—Contrast of it with our system —The printing argument — cacophonies—The "scanned not ..."

2. Richard Strauss, the Man and His Works by Henry Theophilus Finck (1917)
"Not content, like Liszt and the other great masters, with dissonances which ultimately are resolved into consonances, he "progressed" to cacophonies for ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1900)
"The child is drilled in such combinations until he loses his sense of euphony, and acquires a habit of making English sentences with villainous cacophonies. ..."

4. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"One of the most striking things about his contributions to English thought was their style, which contrasted so favourably with the cacophonies of the ..."

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