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It was a phrase of song, a wandering strain in half tones and fluted accidentals, not unmelodious.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The unmelodious call of a flicker in the pine-tree, and a towhee singing in the distance.
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY FOR NURSESMARY F. PORTER
Some of the more intimate told him that he must change his manner of writing as it was so "unmelodious" and "advanced."
GREAT SINGERS ON THE ART OF SINGINGJAMES FRANCIS COOKE
It sounds like the unmelodious clicking of pebbles, while the song of the skylark is loud, clear, and ringing.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
With the Song of Los the first or London series of prophecies came to a close not unfit or unmelodious.
WILLIAM BLAKEALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE
He was a young man again, except for that unusual stiffness and unmelodious creaking joints.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
The bare grimy walls and the dim kerosene lamp, even Sam's unmelodious snore in the back room, sent no gloom to his soul.
THE DESERTERCHARLES KING
Mud itself—or a Sun editorial—could not be plainer than this definition of her exact proficiency in our unmelodious tongue.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. II., NO. 33, NOVEMBER 12, 1870VARIOUS
Of all the varieties of sound which there surprised the ear, that evolved by the Chinese appeared most harsh and unmelodious.
TALKS ON THE STUDY OF LITERATURE.ARLO BATES
Stella at once went to the piano in the day-nursery and began to play her most unmelodious tune.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNMELODIOUS

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