disharmony

[ dis-hahr-muh-nee ]
/ dɪsˈhɑr mə ni /

noun, plural dis·har·mo·nies.

lack of harmony; discord.
something discordant.

Nearby words

  1. dishabituate,
  2. dishallow,
  3. disharmonic,
  4. disharmonious,
  5. disharmonize,
  6. dishcloth,
  7. dishcloth gourd,
  8. dishdasha,
  9. dishearten,
  10. disheartened

Origin of disharmony

First recorded in 1595–1605; dis-1 + harmony

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British Dictionary definitions for disharmony

disharmony

/ (dɪsˈhɑːmənɪ) /

noun plural -nies

lack of accord or harmony
a situation, circumstance, etc, that is inharmonious
Derived Formsdisharmonious (ˌdɪshɑːˈməʊnɪəs), adjectivedisharmoniously, adverb

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Word Origin and History for disharmony

disharmony

n.

c.1600; see dis- + harmony.

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