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  • adj. Alternative form of inharmonious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inharmonious; unsymmetrical; also, unmusical; discordant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inharmonious.

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

  • adj. not in harmony

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Examples

  • To avoid any "unharmonious" discord (i.e., save face), the government agent refused to tell me: a) who had complained, b) what entity, if any, could hear an appeal and c) the specifics of what, precisely, constituted structural alteration.

    Tom Doctoroff: Life in the "Lilong": My Shanghai Lane House Adventure

  • Mr. Sha, who was previously China's U.N. ambassador, is known for his unharmonious outbursts; at a meeting in September he told his boss, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, "I never liked you."

    The Harmony Prize

  • Can our hero foil the discordant plans before they crescendo into an unharmonious climax of untold evil?

    Comic Review: Donald Duck and Friends #354 | Fandomania

  • Practice 3: Minimize all the unnecessary or uninspired sound vibrations in your life—gossip, mindless television, talk radio, unharmonious music.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • Syndromes is pure - to the extent that I don't believe that there's a wasted moment, extraneous visual, or unharmonious cut, and that everything you see comes from the genuine expression of a painter and philosopher who just happens to use film as his medium.

    GreenCine Daily: Syndromes and a Century.

  • Here, Ann's emailer might not have put blog in quotes because he believes a "highschool girl' s diary" is not worthy of such a title, but rather because he believes the very word "blog" is an annoying, unharmonious contraction of weblog.

    I get email.

  • The Georgia code did not purport to make new law, or to “graft upon our system any new features extracted from others, and unharmonious with our own.”

    A History of American Law

  • “They hope that there will be no unharmonious voices during the Olympics period,” said Hu Jia, an activist and co-founder of a nonprofit Beijing AIDS group.

    China: Pre-Olympic Repression of AIDS, Orphan Groups

  • If someone temporarily forced him into a direct look by speaking to him, then this extremely unharmonious face, jagging angularly in all its features, would become somewhat reserved, wily, shifting, and downright hypocritical.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Nay, when we run over a book with our eye, we are sensible of such unharmonious composition; because we still imagine, that a person recites it to us, and suffers from the pronunciation of these jarring sounds.

    An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals

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