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unlistenable Line breaks: un|lis¦ten|able
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈlɪs(ə)nəb(ə)l/

Definition of unlistenable in English:


(Especially of music) impossible or unbearable to listen to: today, his recordings seem unlistenable
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  • This CD is already a smash hit with the demographic of people who think they're smarter and more cultured than everybody else because they listen to unlistenable music that everybody else listens to.
  • In case you don't know this, and I sincerely hope you don't, Jesus Christ Superstar is a remarkably bad film with remarkably dated, unlistenable music.
  • There's also a free jazzer who runs a club in London dedicated to presenting totally unlistenable music who still claims that ‘Days In The Trees’ is one of the greatest Pop songs of all time.

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