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cacophony (noun) – 1. Jarring, discordant sound; dissonance.
2. The use of harsh or discordant sounds in literary composition, as for poetic effect.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Mid 17th century: from French cacophonie, from Greek kakoph?nia, from kakoph?nos ?ill-sounding?, from kakos ?bad? + ph?n? ?sound?.