- I(Roget's IV) modif.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Devoid of harmony and accord: discordant, inconsonant, uncongenial, unharmonious. See AGREE. 2. Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound: cacophonous, discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonic, rude, unharmonious, unmusical. See AGREE, SOUNDS.
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Inharmonious — In har*mo ni*ous, a. [Pref. in not + harmonious: cf. F. inharmonieux.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant. [1913 Webster] Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. Conflicting; jarring; … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
inharmonious — index different, discordant, disproportionate, dissenting, divisive, harsh, improper, inapposite, inapt … Law dictionary
inharmonious — 1711, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + HARMONIOUS (Cf. harmonious). Related: Inharmoniously … Etymology dictionary
inharmonious — [in΄här mō′nē əs] adj. not harmonious; discordant, in conflict, etc. inharmoniously adv. inharmoniousness n … English World dictionary
inharmonious — adjective 1) inharmonious sounds Syn: unmelodious, discordant, unharmonious, unmusical, dissonant, off key; grating, harsh, cacophonous; rare absonant Ant: musical 2) once you ve endured a dinner with her family you will never again thi … Thesaurus of popular words
inharmonious — adjective Date: 1662 1. not harmonious ; discordant 2. not fitting or congenial ; conflicting < inharmonious personalities > • inharmoniously adverb • inharmoniousness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
inharmonious — inharmoniously, adv. inharmoniousness, n. /in hahr moh nee euhs/, adj. 1. not harmonious; discordant; unmelodious. 2. not congenial or compatible; discordant; disagreeing: It was unpleasant to spend an evening with such an inharmonious group.… … Universalium
inharmonious — adjective a) Not in harmony; discordant b) Lacking accord or agreement … Wiktionary
inharmonious — Synonyms and related words: absonant, antagonistic, antipathetic, assorted, at cross purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, atonal, cacophonic, cacophonous, cat and dog, clashing, colliding, conflicting, contradictory, contrary,… … Moby Thesaurus
inharmonious — in|har|mo|ni|ous [ ,ınhar mouniəs ] adjective FORMAL consisting of parts that do not look or sound good together … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English