Definition of disharmony in English:

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disharmony

Pronunciation: /ˌdisˈhärmənē/

noun

Lack of harmony or agreement.
Example sentences
  • On the other hand, disharmony or lack of cooperation among these institutions caused the regular army enormous difficulties.
  • In the absence of the spirit of free inquiry and free enterprise, slowly but surely we are heading towards greater social disharmony.
  • The soaring apartment prices are also causing serious social disharmony between the haves and have-nots.
Synonyms
discord, friction, strife, conflict, hostility, acrimony, bad blood, bad feeling, enmity, dissension, disagreement, feuding, quarreling;

Derivatives

disharmonious

Pronunciation: /ˌdisˌhärˈmōnēəs/
adjective
Example sentences
  • They may appear to be made of unrelated, disharmonious abstract forms.
  • Speakers are obsessively looking into the past to make the disharmonious present intelligible, and they are themselves caught between worlds they cannot fully comprehend.
  • The disharmonious associations of plants and animals all over the Northern Hemisphere during the ice age are evidence of this equable climate.

disharmoniously

Pronunciation: /-ˌhärˈmōnēəslē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • Most offensive is the poor selection of songs - it's a sensory invasion that falls disharmoniously flat.
  • I have no doubts that comedy will ramp up again, fully and just as disharmoniously as ever.
  • In several places, the verses are split disharmoniously and the inappropriate use of letters impedes uninterrupted reading and understanding.

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Syllabification: dis·har·mo·ny

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