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Unmusical   Listen

Lacking interest in or talent for music.  Synonym: nonmusical.  "It is unfortunate that her children were all nonmusical"
Not musical in nature.  Synonym: nonmusical.
Lacking melody.  Synonyms: unmelodic, unmelodious.

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"Unmusical" Quotes from Famous Books

... reached the corner of the field now, and turning into the lane commenced the steep descent. It was Sunday evening, and from all the little conventicles and tin churches below, the bells began their unmusical summons. From further away in the distance came the more melodious chiming from the Cathedral and the city churches. The shriller and nearer note, however, prevailed. The whole medley of sound was a discord. As they descended, they could see the black-coated throngs slowly ...
— The Tempting of Tavernake • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... flutes represent (loosely speaking; for, as I have often told you, music cannot represent anything) the rippling of the Moldau, a tributary of the Danube. If the composer had had a larger river in mind he would have used nine flutes. If this composition of Smetana's seems rather unmusical, allowance must be made for him, as the poor man was deaf and couldn't hear how bad his ...
— The So-called Human Race • Bert Leston Taylor

... poet, a slave to rhyme and meter, a son of the Muses," continued Sandoval, with an elegant wave of his hand, as though he were saluting, on the horizon, the Nine Sisters, "do you comprehend, can you conceive, how a language so harsh and unmusical as French can give birth to poets of such gigantic stature as our Garcilasos, our ...
— The Reign of Greed - Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' • Jose Rizal

Words linked to "Unmusical" :   musical, musicality, unmelodious, musicalness, melodious

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