Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having no rhythm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not rhythmic; irregular in beat or accent

Etymologies

un- +‎ rhythmic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It may make some strange shapes and unrhythmic movements but go with it!

    Potsdamer Strasse #2

  • Rewa Gunga, perfectly at home, sprawled leisurely, along a cushioned couch with a grace that the West has not learned yet; but King did not make the mistake of trusting him any better for his easy manners, and his eyes sought swiftly for some unrhythmic, unplanned thing on which to rest, that he might save himself by a sort of mental leverage.

    In The Time Of Light

  • The constant banging of unrhythmic cymbals got to our nerves quite quickly.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Another body clad in the tan of Hamor joined the first in an unrhythmic dance.

    The Death of Chaos

  • Such children are unrhythmic, and it will generally be noticed that these children are stiff and awkward, often also over-excitable.

    The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze

  • It does not follow that the music was unrhythmic because it was unaccented, and because in writing it was not divided into bars.

    Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde"; an essay on the Wagnerian drama

  • They had that unrhythmic frequency which suggested that they were responses to a speech.

    The Pirates of Ersatz

  • When the sergeant and his guest moved past them, the unrhythmic waverings of the small yellow lights seemed to change hopefully, as if the machines anticipated being put to use.

    The Machine That Saved The World

  • It was completely unrhythmic and very close to normal.

    The Machine That Saved The World

  • They turned him about, with his face against the stones, and then they had nothing but the sounds of him, which had become feebler, but were none the less disagreeable, a babbling and gabbling, continuous and yet unrhythmic, as if made by

    Jimmie Higgins

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.