Definitions

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  • adjective Having no rhythm.

Etymologies

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a- +‎ rhythmic

Examples

  • From upstairs, they could hear the rough arhythmic sounds of Billy's snores.

    Baby Games

  • Charles had just formulated the intention of running for his life, when he heard a gigantic but utterly arhythmic drumroll and the boy also collapsed, burbling red into the dust.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • The band has a rhythm section of drums and bass which often provides totally arhythmic patterns to work within without?

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  • But, in fact, he was remembering the arhythmic drumroll and the red burbles, and he became so agitated he had to get up from the bed.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • However last night while I was sitting on the shower floor she got an evil grin on her face and starting dancing around and shouting some weird arhythmic guttural chant.

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  • In his hands he carried two sticks" Father Sticks, they were called" which he beat against the tree in a compelling, arhythmic pattern all the while he climbed.

    Speaker for the Dead

  • Nicholas touched him, felt the minute vibration in his torso, arhythmic, fluttery, abnormal.

    The Miko

  • Yet what if history is not cyclical and slow-moving but arhythmic, at times almost stationary, but also capable of accelerating suddenly, like a sports car?

    CDR Salamander

  • The stuff I've seen has been belovedly arhythmic, grimy and noisy.

    Charlottesville Blogs

  • In a multi-racial, multi-cultural society such as our own it seems anachronistic and discriminatory to make value judgments about rhythmic (or arhythmic) movements.

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