inharmonious

[ in-hahr-moh-nee-uh s ]
/ ˌɪn hɑrˈmoʊ ni əs /

adjective

not harmonious; discordant; unmelodious.
not congenial or compatible; discordant; disagreeing: It was unpleasant to spend an evening with such an inharmonious group.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. inhale,
  2. inhaler,
  3. inhambane,
  4. inhance,
  5. inharmonic,
  6. inharmony,
  7. inhaul,
  8. inher.,
  9. inhere,
  10. inherence

Origin of inharmonious

First recorded in 1705–15; in-3 + harmonious

Related formsin·har·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverbin·har·mo·ni·ous·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for inharmonious

inharmonious

/ (ˌɪnhɑːˈməʊnɪəs) /

adjective

Also: inharmonic (ˌɪnhɑːˈmɒnɪk) lacking harmony; discordant
lacking accord or agreement
Derived Formsinharmoniously, adverbinharmoniousness, noun

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Word Origin and History for inharmonious

inharmonious

adj.

1711, from in- (1) "not" + harmonious. Related: Inharmoniously.

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