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

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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

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“Inharmonious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inharmonious. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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