inharmonious

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adjective in·har·mo·ni·ous \ ˌin-(ˌ)här-ˈmō-nē-əs \

Definition of inharmonious

1 :not harmonious :discordant
2 :not fitting or congenial :conflicting
  • inharmonious personalities

inharmoniously

adverb

inharmoniousness

noun

Examples of inharmonious in a Sentence

  1. the inn bans young children because the owners believe that they are inharmonious with the quiet atmosphere other guests desire

  2. a deliberately inharmonious piece of music in the modern idiom

First Known Use of inharmonious

1662



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