disharmony


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dis·har·mo·ny

(dis-har'mŏ-nē),
1. The state of being deranged or lacking in orderliness.
2. In a complex sound, the absence of a mathematical relationship among the frequencies of the fundamental tone and its overtones so that the frequencies of the overtones are not whole-number multiples or partials of the frequency of the fundamental tone. The auditory effect has a noisy or unpleasant quality, as opposed to music.

dis·har·mo·ny

(dis-har'mŏ-nē)
Being deranged or lacking in orderliness.
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The likes of Rowan Williams cause trouble and disharmony whilst living in his ivory tower and then leave the rest of us to pick up the pieces.
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A former Pierce College and Cal State Northridge relief pitcher in the mid-'80s who grew up in the Valley, as an all-league third baseman at Granada Hills High and had his own visions of glory, Jaeger began studying psychology while at CSUN and once sought out his own sports psychologist to help him deal with his own mental disharmony.
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I didn't see any disharmony on the field during the game.
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Rob Wittman, Member House Armed Services Committee, at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Thursday, President Zardari said that the tendency of intolerance and disharmony were crossing national boundaries and religious divides and it was imperative for the world to act before it was too late.
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