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Lacking in harmony.

dis′har·mo′ni·ous·ly adv.
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(ˌdɪs hɑrˈmoʊ ni əs)

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Adj.1.disharmonious - lacking in harmony
inharmonious, unharmonious - not in harmony
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Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound:
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