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Not in harmony.  Synonym: inharmonious.

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"Unharmonious" Quotes from Famous Books

... folly unharmonious sages In dull books write or prattle day by day, Of sin original and growing crime! And commentating the advance of time, Say wrong has fostered wrong for countless ages, The strong ones marking down the ...
— My Beautiful Lady. Nelly Dale • Thomas Woolner

... has struck the attention at the time. The measure of the song varies according to circumstances. It is gay and lively, for the dance; slow and solemn for the enchanter; and wild and pathetic for the mourner. The music is sometimes not unharmonious; and when heard in the stillness of the night and mellowed by distance, is often soothing and pleasing. I have frequently laid awake, after retiring to rest, to listen to it. Europeans, their property, ...
— Journals Of Expeditions Of Discovery Into Central • Edward John Eyre

... that gives disagreement to the sense. It is marry-age, or matter o' money. And let any man who is a euphonist, and takes omens from names, attend the publication of banns, he will be quite shocked at the unharmonious combination. Now, you will laugh when I tell you positively, that within a twelvemonth I have heard called the banns of "John Smasher and Mary Smallbones;" no doubt, by this time they are "marrow bones and cleaver," what else could be expected? ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843 • Various

Words linked to "Unharmonious" :   inharmonic, dissonant, sour, incompatible, harmonious, off-key, disharmonious, unresolved, discordant, false

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