Vocab Mantra

CAT GMAT GRE SAT vocabulary

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Word : Cacophony

Contributed by Mr. Varun (GMAT aspirant)

Scene Desc : Shrill ringtone of a Cactus Phone



Pronunciation : ca·coph·o·ny  (k-kf-n)

Breakup : CACTUS + PHONE

Meaning : Jarring, discordant sound; harsh discordance of sound; dissonance.


Sentences :

1. A cacophony of deafening alarm bells

2. The sounds of barking dogs and sirens added to the cacophony on the streets.




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