un·​me·​lo·​di·​ous ˌən-mə-ˈlō-dē-əs How to pronounce unmelodious (audio)
: not having a pleasing melody : not sweet or agreeable in sound
… her singing voice is an unmelodious growl.Dany Margolies
unmelodiously adverb
unmelodiousness noun

Word History

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmelodious was in 1665

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Cite this Entry

“Unmelodious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmelodious. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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