untune

[ uhn-toon, -tyoon ]
/ ʌnˈtun, -ˈtyun /
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verb (used with object), un·tuned, un·tun·ing.

to render or cause to become out of tune: Changes in weather can untune a violin.
to discompose; upset, as the mind or emotions.

Nearby words

  1. untruss,
  2. untrustworthy,
  3. untruth,
  4. untruthful,
  5. untuck,
  6. unturned,
  7. untutored,
  8. untwine,
  9. untwist,
  10. untwisted

Origin of untune

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + tune

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for untune

  • To my ear the untune is agony; to my music, a discord in my day is death to what would have been written that day.

    A Woman's Will|Anne Warner