disharmony

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

noun, plural dis·har·mo·nies.

lack of harmony; discord.
something discordant.

Origin of disharmony

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