Inharmonious

  • 1 Inharmonious — In har*mo ni*ous, a. [Pref. in not + harmonious: cf. F. inharmonieux.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant. [1913 Webster] Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. Conflicting; jarring; …

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  • 2 inharmonious — index different, discordant, disproportionate, dissenting, divisive, harsh, improper, inapposite, inapt …

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  • 3 inharmonious — 1711, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + HARMONIOUS (Cf. harmonious). Related: Inharmoniously …

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  • 4 inharmonious — [in΄här mō′nē əs] adj. not harmonious; discordant, in conflict, etc. inharmoniously adv. inharmoniousness n …

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  • 5 inharmonious — adjective 1) inharmonious sounds Syn: unmelodious, discordant, unharmonious, unmusical, dissonant, off key; grating, harsh, cacophonous; rare absonant Ant: musical 2) once you ve endured a dinner with her family you will never again thi …

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  • 6 inharmonious — adjective Date: 1662 1. not harmonious ; discordant 2. not fitting or congenial ; conflicting < inharmonious personalities > • inharmoniously adverb • inharmoniousness noun …

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  • 7 inharmonious — inharmoniously, adv. inharmoniousness, n. /in hahr moh nee euhs/, adj. 1. not harmonious; discordant; unmelodious. 2. not congenial or compatible; discordant; disagreeing: It was unpleasant to spend an evening with such an inharmonious group.… …

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  • 8 inharmonious — adjective a) Not in harmony; discordant b) Lacking accord or agreement …

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  • 9 inharmonious — Synonyms and related words: absonant, antagonistic, antipathetic, assorted, at cross purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, atonal, cacophonic, cacophonous, cat and dog, clashing, colliding, conflicting, contradictory, contrary,… …

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  • 10 inharmonious — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. discordant, tuneless, dissonant; see harsh 1 , incompatible , loud 1 , 2 , shrill . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Devoid of harmony and accord: discordant, inconsonant, uncongenial, unharmonious. See AGREE. 2.… …

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  • 11 inharmonious — in|har|mo|ni|ous [ ,ınhar mouniəs ] adjective FORMAL consisting of parts that do not look or sound good together …

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  • 12 inharmonious — adj. not harmonious, discordant, dissonantin·har·mo·ni·ous || ‚ɪnhÉ‘r məʊnɪəs / hɑː m …

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  • 13 inharmonious — adjective not forming a pleasing whole; discordant. Derivatives inharmoniously adverb …

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  • 14 inharmonious — a. Discordant, unmusical, inharmonic, unharmonious, out of tune …

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  • 15 inharmonious — adj 1. discordant, cacophonous, dissonant, absonant, inharmonic, unharmonious; unmelodious, unmusical, tuneless, atonal; out of tune, out of step, out of key, off beat, off key, off pitch, flat; harsh, jarring, jangling, raucous, strident. 2.… …

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  • 16 inharmonious — in·harmonious …

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  • 17 inharmonious — in•har•mo•ni•ous [[t]ˌɪn hɑrˈmoʊ ni əs[/t]] adj. 1) not harmonious; discordant 2) not congenial or compatible; disagreeable • Etymology: 1705–15 in har•mo′ni•ous•ly, adv. in har•mo′ni•ous•ness, n …

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  • 18 inharmonious — /ɪnhaˈmoʊniəs/ (say inhah mohneeuhs) adjective 1. not harmonious; discordant. 2. not congenial; disagreeable. {in 3 + harmonious} –inharmoniously, adverb –inharmoniousness, noun …

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  • 19 inharmonious —   Kūlike ole; muimuia (of colors); kulikuli (of sounds) …

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  • 20 inharmonious — adj. esp. Mus. not harmonious. Derivatives: inharmoniously adv …

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