amelodic

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adjective ame·lod·ic \ (ˈ)ā-mə-ˈlä-dik \

Definition of amelodic

:not relating to, containing, constituting, or made up of melody :not melodic
  • The tension is augmented by Jan Radzynski's score, a taut, deliberately amelodic piece for two violins that often approximate the sounds made by a nest of disturbed hornets.
  • —Joseph H. MazoWomen’s Wear Daily21 Apr. 1980

amelodically

play \(ˈ)ā-mə-ˈlä-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
    • Then, as the theatergoers arrived, he began to play amelodically, as if tuning his instrument.
    • —Mark SingerMr. Personality(1988) 2005

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