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The word ‘cacophony’ is used to express loud, confusing, and disagreeable sounds. It can come from a chaotic mixture of different things, or the repetitive drone of similar things, such as car horns. It is in many ways the opposite of ‘symphony’.
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|Synonyms||racket, commotion, disturbance,|
The motorway was jammed this morning as I went to work. All around I could hear a cacophony of car horns.
Construction work went on outside my window every day last week. It was a cacophonic nightmare!
I thought the band were awful. To me, the whole concert was just a cacophonous mess.