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Definition of "inharmonic" [in•har•mon•ic]

  • Not harmonic; discordant. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inharmonic" in a sentence
  • "U+201C and U+2018 that are typographically inharmonic and orthographically incorrect if translating into german in certain scripts!"
  • "Now he was across this large, low-ceilinged deck area, halfway under a console, their voices drummed out by an inharmonic wail of klaxons and warning whistles that made Red Alert on a starship sound like a church bell choir."
  • "From the post came the occasional note of an inharmonic drum, struck without rhythm by a hand gone lax."