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unmusical

[uhn-myoo-zi-kuh l] /ʌnˈmyu zɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
not musical; deficient in melody, harmony, rhythm, or tone.
2.
acoustically and aesthetically harsh on the ear; strident; dissonant; cacophonous.
3.
not fond of or skilled in music.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; un-1 + musical
Related forms
unmusically, adverb
unmusicalness, noun
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Examples from the web for unmusical
  • There must be a melody which appeals to the musical and the unmusical alike.
  • Parrots of various species make the forest ring with their unmusical cries.
British Dictionary definitions for unmusical

unmusical

/ʌnˈmjuːzɪkəl/
adjective
1.
not musical or harmonious
2.
not talented in or appreciative of music
Derived Forms
unmusically, adverb
unmusicalness, noun
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