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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.

RELATED WORDS

discordant, dissonant, abnormal, anomalous, deviant, divergent, flat, inharmonious, irregular, jarring, sour, unnatural, unmusical, clinker

Nearby words

untruss, untrustworthy, untruth, untruthful, untuck, untune, unturned, untutored, untwine, untwist, untwisted

Origin of untune

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