- Inharmonious In`har*mo"ni*ous, a. [Pref. in- not + harmonious:
cf. F. inharmonieux.]
1. Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant.
Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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inharmonious — index different, discordant, disproportionate, dissenting, divisive, harsh, improper, inapposite, inapt … Law dictionary
inharmonious — 1711, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + HARMONIOUS (Cf. harmonious). Related: Inharmoniously … Etymology dictionary
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inharmonious — adjective Date: 1662 1. not harmonious ; discordant 2. not fitting or congenial ; conflicting < inharmonious personalities > • inharmoniously adverb • inharmoniousness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
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inharmonious — adjective a) Not in harmony; discordant b) Lacking accord or agreement … Wiktionary
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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.… … English dictionary for students
inharmonious — in|har|mo|ni|ous [ ,ınhar mouniəs ] adjective FORMAL consisting of parts that do not look or sound good together … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English