Definition of unmetrical in English:

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unmetrical

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈmetrək(ə)l/

adjective

Not composed in or using meter: an unmetrical poet
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  • A simple harmonized melody for singing the unmetrical texts, principally the psalms and the canticles, of Anglican services.
  • It is just an unmetrical doggerel written in an incorrect language.
  • Beyond figuring out why they are unmetrical in a narrowly analytical sense, you may want to read them in the context of the poems, thinking about what effect these lines have within the poems.

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Syllabification: un·met·ri·cal

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