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Cacophony - disagreeable sound; an unpleasant mixture of loud sounds


(Pronounced ca-co-foe-nee)


To remember the definition of the word cacophony, use the following mnemonic:

The car coughs on me (cacophony). It's a very unpleasant sound.

 Car coughs on me (cacophony) - a very disagreeable sound. I don't think the car will work again sounding that bad.


Examples of cacophony in a sentence.

Sometimes, it seems as though the dogs in our neighborhood bark together to create a cacophony that wakes me up every morning.

The baby would not stop crying when he heard the cacophony coming from the animal pen.

Even though the audio wires were connected properly, a cacophony was still heard every time the speaker touched the microphone.

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