Definition of Nonmusical

1. Adjective. Lacking interest in or talent for music. "It is unfortunate that her children were all nonmusical"

Exact synonyms: Unmusical
Antonyms: Musical



2. Adjective. Not musical in nature. "The unmusical cry of the bluejay"
Exact synonyms: Unmusical
Attributes: Musicality, Musicalness
Antonyms: Musical

Definition of Nonmusical

1. Adjective. Not musical; unrelated to music ¹

2. Noun. A production that is not a musical. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonmusical

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonmusical

nonmultiplicative
nonmultithreaded
nonmultivariate
nonmundane
nonmunicipal
nonmuonic
nonmurder
nonmurderer
nonmurderers
nonmuricidal
nonmurine
nonmuscle
nonmuscular
nonmuseum
nonmusic
nonmusical (current term)
nonmusicality
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nonmusician
nonmusicians
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nonmutable
nonmutagenic
nonmutant
nonmutants
nonmutated
nonmutating
nonmutation
nonmute

Literary usage of Nonmusical

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1. Experimental Study of Children: Including Anthropometrical and Psycho by Arthur MacDonald (1899)
"Apparatus for studying the nonmusical intervals of sounds between 128 and 256 56. Apparatus for studying the nonmusical intervals of sounds between 250 and ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"... ear presents no special characteristics, but physiologically it does, perceiving details, such as harmonics, which escape the ear of the nonmusical. ..."

3. The Lesson in Appreciation: An Essay on the Pedagogics of Beauty by Frank Herbert Hayward (1915)
"But when practice is in question the teacher should employ pieces of a less classical kind, but always music, not the nonmusical tests that have hitherto ..."

4. Education Through Music by Charles Hubert Farnsworth (1909)
"... by means of which such sure verdicts are given even by nonmusical people. We like the way one person performs a musical work and dislike another's ..."

5. Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical Anatomy by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"... rushing nonmusical noise, because the movements of the sounding body, the condensations and rarefactions of the air, are non- periodic. ..."

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