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atonalism

[ey-tohn-l-iz-uh m] /eɪˈtoʊn lˌɪz əm/
noun, Music.
1.
2.
a note, phrase, etc., that seems harsh or discordant.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; atonal + -ism
Related forms
atonalist, noun
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