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

Keep scrolling for more

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

First Known Use of inharmonious

1662, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About inharmonious

Time Traveler for inharmonious

Time Traveler

The first known use of inharmonious was in 1662

See more words from the same year

Statistics for inharmonious

Cite this Entry

“Inharmonious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inharmonious. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on inharmonious

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for inharmonious

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!