Synonyms and Antonyms of inharmonious

  1. 1 not being in agreement or harmony the inn bans young children because the owners believe that they are inharmonious with the quiet atmosphere other guests desire Synonyms clashing, conflicting, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsonant, inconsistent, mutually exclusive, repugnantRelated Words irreconcilable; antagonistic, antipodal, antipodean, antithetical, contradictory, contrary, diametric (or diametrical), opposing, oppositeNear Antonyms akin, like, similarAntonyms accordant, agreeing, compatible, concordant, conformable (to), congruent, congruous, consistent, consonant, correspondent (with or to), harmonious, nonconflicting

  2. 2 marked by or producing a harsh combination of sounds a deliberately inharmonious piece of music in the modern idiom Synonyms cacophonous, discordant, dissonant, unmelodious, unmusical, unvocalRelated Words blaring, clanging, clangorous, clashing, clattering, dinning, grating, harsh, jangling, jangly, jarring, metallic, noisy, raspy, raucous, scratching, screeching, shrill, squeaky, strident; disagreeable, unpleasant, unpleasing; atonal, off-key, tuneless; resounding, sonorous; clamorous, uproariousNear Antonyms dulcet, euphonious, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, melodic, sweet, tuneful; resonant, sonorous; quavering, trilling, warbling; agreeable, appealing, pleasant; cadenced, lilting, lyric, lyrical, rhythmic (or rhythmical); chordal, harmonic, homophonic, orchestral, polyphonic (or polyphonous), symphonic, symphonious, tonal; calm, hushed; noiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, stillAntonyms harmonious, harmonizing, melodious, musical

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