Disjunction vs Discord - What's the difference?

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Disjunction is a related term of discord.


As nouns the difference between disjunction and discord

is that disjunction is act of disjoining; disunion, separation while discord is lack of concord, agreement or harmony.

As a verb discord is

(archaic) to disagree; to be at variance; to fail to agree or harmonize; clash.

disjunction

Noun

(en noun)
  • act of disjoining; disunion, separation
  • state of being disjoined
  • (logic) The proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the or operator.
  • (mathematics) a logical operator that results in true when some of its operands are true.
  • (biology) During meiosis, the separation of chromosomes (homologous in meiosis I, and sister chromatids in meiosis II).
  • Coordinate terms

    * (in mathematics) conjunction

    Hypernyms

    * (in mathematics) logical connective

    Hyponyms

    * (in logic) inclusive disjunction * (in logic) exclusive disjunction

    Meronyms

    * (in logic) disjunct

    Derived terms

    * disjunctive normal form

    See also

    * conjunction

    References

    * "Disjunction" in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy * "Disjunction" in Wolfram MathWorld *

    discord

    English

    Noun

  • Lack of concord, agreement or harmony.
  • * Bible, Proverbs vi. 19
  • A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
  • * Burke
  • Peace to arise out of universal discord fomented in all parts of the empire.
  • Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
  • (music) An inharmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones; a dissonance.
  • Any harsh noise, or confused mingling of sounds.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • For a discord itself is but a harshness of divers sounds meeting.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) To disagree; to be at variance; to fail to agree or harmonize; clash.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • The one discording with the other.