Which music interval causes the strongest dissonance?

semitone
major second
minor second
tritone
Minor second is located half tone from perfect unison causing strong dis­so­nance and very un­pleas­ant acoustic wave vi­bra­tions.

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semitone
major second
minor second
tritone
answers
flagPoland
11%
32%
34%
21%
335
flagUnknown
10%
23%
33%
33%
30

Gender

men31%
women25%
semitone
12%
10%
major second
35%
38%
minor second
31%
25%
tritone
20%
25%

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