unmusical


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un·mu·si·cal

 (ŭn-myo͞o′zĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Sounding harsh to the ear; dissonant.
2. Not skilled or interested in music.

un·mu′si·cal·ly adv.

unmusical

(ʌnˈmjuːzɪkəl)
adj
1. (Music, other) not musical or harmonious
2. (Music, other) not talented in or appreciative of music
unˈmusically adv
unˈmusicalness n

un•mu•si•cal

(ʌnˈmyu zɪ kəl)

adj.
1. deficient in melody, harmony, rhythm, or tone.
2. not fond of or skilled in music.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unmusical - lacking interest in or talent for musicunmusical - lacking interest in or talent for music; "too unmusical to care for concerts"; "it is unfortunate that her children were all nonmusical"
musical - talented in or devoted to music; "comes from a very musical family"
2.unmusical - not musical in natureunmusical - not musical in nature; "the unmusical cry of the bluejay"
musical - characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music; "a musical speaking voice"; "a musical comedy"
3.unmusical - lacking melodyunmusical - lacking melody      

unmusical

adjective
Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound:
Translations

unmusical

[ˈʌnˈmjuːzɪkəl] ADJ [sound, rendition] → inarmónico; [person] → poco musical, sin oído para la música

unmusical

adj personunmusikalisch; soundunmelodisch

unmusical

[ʌnˈmjuːzɪkl] adj (sound) → disarmonico/a; (person) → che non ha orecchio
References in classic literature ?
An unmusical instrument, played by holding it fast with
But three short unmusical Saxon words, yet it was as though a mystical strain of music had passed through the wood.
Sorrow and misfortune overtake the legislature that still from year to year permits Tahoe to retain its unmusical cognomen
Sikes proceeded to drink brandy at a furious rate, and to flourish the crowbar in an alarming manner; yelling forth, at the same time, most unmusical snatches of song, mingled with wild execrations.
He roared out the catch in a harsh, unmusical voice, and ended with a shout of laughter.
we do like cowbirds and cuckoos, which lay their eggs in nests which other birds have built, and cheer no traveller with their chattering and unmusical notes.
The angels are so enamored of the language that is spoken in heaven that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not.
Thus the government of our virtue was broken, and I exchanged the place of friend for that unmusical, harsh-sounding title of whore.
the unmusical Shaw exhibited an insulting disinterest in letting the opera unfold on its own, far better terms.
I was exceptionally unmusical, but my brother played lead guitar for a well-loved band called the Whirlwinds which, after time, morphed into 10cc.
But, viewers weren't mollified, because a sound check is SOP preparation for any televised performance on location, so if it wasn't done, Mariah's production team was to be held partially liable for the extended and unmusical gaffe.
Many reported feeling disappointed by experiences in their own elementary and secondary schooling that left them feeling distinctly unmusical.