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a disturbance in rhythm, as in the heartbeat
Not to be confused with:
eurhythmic – characterized by a pleasing rhythm; harmoniously proportioned
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Lacking rhythm or regularity of rhythm: "a slight arrhythmic imperfection when the car idles" (Garrison Keillor).
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having irregular rhythm
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|Adj.||1.||arrhythmic - lacking a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"|
unsteady - subject to change or variation; "her unsteady walk"; "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine"; "an unsteady voice"
|2.||arrhythmic - without regard for rhythm|
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