Disharmony
Disharmony Dis*har"mo*ny, n. Want of harmony; discord; incongruity. [R.] [1913 Webster]

A disharmony in the different impulses that constitute it [our nature]. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]


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  • disharmony — index conflict, contention (opposition), contest (dispute), controversy (argument), deviation …   Law dictionary

  • disharmony — c.1600; see DIS (Cf. dis ) + HARMONY (Cf. harmony) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disharmony — [n] conflict, discord clash, contention, difference, disaccord, dissension, dissonance, dissonancy, friction, inharmoniousness, strife, variance; concepts 388,665 Ant. accord, agreement, compatibility, concord, harmony …   New thesaurus

  • disharmony — ► NOUN ▪ lack of harmony. DERIVATIVES disharmonious adjective disharmoniously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • disharmony — [dis här′mə nē] n. absence of harmony; discord disharmonious [dis΄här mō′nē əs] adj …   English World dictionary

  • disharmony — n. to stir up disharmony * * * [ dɪs hɑːmənɪ] to stir up disharmony …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • disharmony — 1. The state of being deranged or lacking in orderliness. 2. In a complex sound, the absence of a mathematical relationship among the frequencies of the fundamental tone and its overtones so that the frequencies of the overtones are not whole… …   Medical dictionary

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  • disharmony — noun Date: circa 1602 lack of harmony ; discord • disharmonic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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