Definition of disharmony in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪsˈhɑːməni/


[mass noun]
Lack of harmony or agreement: we will become evermore a nation of social disharmony
More 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.



Pronunciation: /dɪshɑːˈməʊnɪəs/
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.


Pronunciation: /dɪshɑːˈməʊnɪəsli/
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.


Pronunciation: /-nʌɪz/
(also disharmonise) verb

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Line breaks: dis|har¦mony

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