inharmonious

adjective
in·​har·​mo·​ni·​ous | \ ˌin-(ˌ)här-ˈmō-nē-əs How to pronounce inharmonious (audio) \

Definition of inharmonious

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

Other Words from inharmonious

inharmoniously adverb
inharmoniousness noun

Examples of inharmonious in a Sentence

the inn bans young children because the owners believe that they are inharmonious with the quiet atmosphere other guests desire a deliberately inharmonious piece of music in the modern idiom
Recent Examples on the Web For sixteen hours a week, Valentine hopes to share some melody in a place that, for some, can feel inharmonious. Washington Post, 24 July 2021

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First Known Use of inharmonious

1662, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Inharmonious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inharmonious. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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