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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It is requested that this disharmony needs to be bridged so that there is no difference in finding jobs in Pakistan and abroad.
The midfielder has been charged with 'misbehaviour and creating disharmony' during the previous tournament.
Sspokesman for Ministry of Defence & Urban Development, Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said in a press release that certain parties with the intent of creating disharmony among communities were circulating a false message via SMS and social media, particularly among the Muslim community, promoting violence.
Neither is he deterred in knowing that what goes up must come down and that a crash could create "disharmonies,'' such as when a biker uses his face "to collect samples of the local geology (cranial disharmony),'' or when a biker's jaw and his handlebars "attempt to occupy the same space and time (mandibular disharmony).''
Various governments took the plea that it will create disharmony in the country.
EUROPEAN rugby peace deal is finally set to be announced today, ending months of dispute and disharmony.
Indeed marital disharmony is reported as a common problem in our country.2 Women seem to bear the brunt of an unhealthy marriage in our society and many other countries of the developing world.
A series of workshops at Cunnamulla this month organised by local leaders will help address areas of community disharmony by promoting greater awareness of mental health issues and the effects of substance abuse.
** GIARRATANO, Leah Disharmony The Telling Penguin, 2012 345pp $19.95 pbk ISBN 9780143565680 SCIS 1561637
THE Government is hell-bent on bringing "discord, disharmony, doubt and despair" to ordinary people, a union leader said yesterday.
WOLVES boss Terry Connor has stressed any signs of disharmony at the club are simply indicators of how his players are trying to push each other on in their battle to beat the drop.
The off-spinner also revealed how the South Africa-born batsman's lack of confidence in the ability of then-coach Peter Moores caused disharmony in the dressing room.