unmusical

[ uhn-myoo-zi-kuhl ]
/ ʌnˈmyu zɪ kəl /

adjective

not musical; deficient in melody, harmony, rhythm, or tone.
acoustically and aesthetically harsh on the ear; strident; dissonant; cacophonous.
not fond of or skilled in music.

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Origin of unmusical

First recorded in 1600–10; un-1 + musical

OTHER WORDS FROM unmusical

un·mu·si·cal·ly, adverbun·mu·si·cal·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unmusical

unmusical
/ (ʌnˈmjuːzɪkəl) /

adjective

not musical or harmonious
not talented in or appreciative of music

Derived forms of unmusical

unmusically, adverbunmusicalness, noun
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