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inharmonic

[ in-hahr-mon-ik ]
/ ˌɪn hɑrˈmɒn ɪk /
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adjective
not harmonic; dissonant.
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Origin of inharmonic

First recorded in 1820–30; in-3 + harmonic

OTHER WORDS FROM inharmonic

in·har·mo·ny [in-hahr-muh-nee], /ɪnˈhɑr mə ni/, noun

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How to use inharmonic in a sentence

  • If one of them is present in a high degree, and the others in a low degree, the whole is inharmonic, and not highly advantageous.

    Folkways|William Graham Sumner
  • From the post came the occasional note of an inharmonic drum, struck without rhythm by a hand gone lax.

    The Covered Wagon|Emerson Hough
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