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See definition of tuneless on Dictionary.com
  • as inscratchy
  • as insquawky
  • as indissonant
  • as inharsh

synonyms for tuneless

  • cracked
  • discordant
  • hoarse
  • raspy
  • raucous
  • acrid
  • asperous
  • astringent
  • bitter
  • bleak
  • cacophonous
  • caterwauling
  • clashing
  • coarse
  • craggy
  • creaking
  • croaking
  • disagreeing
  • dissonant
  • disturbing
  • dry
  • earsplitting
  • flat
  • glaring
  • grating
  • grim
  • guttural
  • hard
  • incompatible
  • jagged
  • jarring
  • noisy
  • not smooth
  • off-key
  • out-of-key
  • out-of-tune
  • rasping
  • rigid
  • rough
  • rugged
  • rusty
  • screeching
  • severe
  • sharp
  • sour
  • squawky
  • strident
  • stridulous
  • uneven
  • unlevel
  • unmelodious
  • unmusical
  • unrelenting
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antonyms for tuneless

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  • soft
    • concordant
    • coinciding
    • harmonious
    • similar
    • consonant
    • complementary
    • compatible
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    How to use tuneless in a sentence

    She sat where he had left her, and was crooning again the weird tuneless dirge at which Marto had been appalled.
    THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
    On thy voiceless shore The heroic lay is tuneless now—The heroic bosom beats no more!
    THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
    Of a sudden the stillness of the night was broken into by a tuneless and discordant jangle of pealing bells.
    THE RIDDLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS LIGHTMARY E. HANSHEW
    Anything so helplessly tuneless as its present music I never heard, except mosquitoes and cicadas.
    ARROWS OF THE CHACE, V. 2JOHN RUSKIN
    Its inflexible harshness and cacophany seemed like the voice of fate speaking out its tuneless perseverance in the night.
    THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
    We loved her noble, musical tone, and yet we always enjoyed our father's tuneless roar.
    A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
    The huge carter was sprawling on the front sacks, yelling a tuneless chant at the top of his voice.
    ADAM JOHNSTONE'S SONF. MARION CRAWFORD
    The wind whistled around the cliffs, ceaselessly moaning a tuneless song.
    THE JUDAS VALLEYGERALD VANCE
    He listened for Madame de Cintre's voice, and in the very heart of the tuneless harmony he imagined he made it out.
    THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
    The music and the song of the London street roamer is excessively harsh, crabbed, and tuneless.
    LOST LEADERSANDREW LANG
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    WORDS RELATED TO TUNELESS

    • cacophonic
    • cacophonous
    • discordant
    • disharmonic
    • disharmonious
    • grating
    • harsh
    • inharmonic
    • inharmonious
    • jarring
    • out of tune
    • raucous
    • strident
    • tuneless
    • unmelodious
    • unmusical
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