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Lacking in harmony.

dis′har·mo′ni·ous·ly adv.


(ˌdɪs hɑrˈmoʊ ni əs)

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Adj.1.disharmonious - lacking in harmony
inharmonious, unharmonious - not in harmony


Characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound:
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The author argues that the judgment of ugliness originates in the disharmonious play between the faculties of imagination and understanding.
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assessed the relationship between the speaker and the person(s) being criticized to determine whether it would create a disharmonious relationship within the workplace or interfere with the requisite loyalty and confidence of an efficient business.
Studies published in important Management journals demonstrate the impact of a business on society starting with products available to consumers (Pergelova & Angulo-Ruiz, 2013); the bullying relationships generating a disharmonious corporate climate among employees (Martiningo & Smith, 2008); or the analysis of corruption and lack of transparency (Castelo-Branco & Delgado, 2012), for example.
Rhythm, according to Lefebvre, is thus not in itself harmonious or disharmonious, but can be so in specific combinations and situations.
19) The harmonies of the universe, the state, and the individual mind were revealed in the melodiousness of music; likewise, discord in the state and the individual could be identified through disharmonious music.
Justice Sow insisted that based on the evidence before the court, Taylor should have walked free, because the prosecution case was "altogether very unsatisfactory, inherently disharmonious, and filled with too many confusions and inaccuracies; and this, in my opinion, is fatal to the prosecution's case.