[ UK /ʌnmjˈuːzɪkə‍l/ ]
  1. lacking melody
  2. not musical in nature
    the unmusical cry of the bluejay
  3. lacking interest in or talent for music
    too unmusical to care for concerts
    it is unfortunate that her children were all nonmusical
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How To Use unmusical In A Sentence

  • too unmusical to care for concerts
  • And she was very unmusical and I remember her going to a concert at the Albert Hall, we had a box at the Albert Hall my family did, to hear a promenade concert just to see if she disliked music as much as she thought she did.
  • I don't refer to their vocalization, which is distinctly unmusical for a songbird, and is frequently described as close to the unpleasant sound of a very rusty hinge. One for the birds in Ajijic, Mexico
  • It's like music is almost unmusical, it's like a weapon, it's got this contrary undercurrent.
  • In the darkness, he heard Fletcher's voice, as unmusical as ever. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW
  • Particularly in the Third, he and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are let down by the boxy recording, which swallows orchestral detail and produces unmusical balances.
  • Treleaven lasts the course, but he's an unmusical, inaccurate singer.
  • Noise can be described as any loud or unmusical or disagreeable sound that is prolonged and can be damaging or deafening to the ear.
  • have never thought about this as I am so totally unmusical, a bit like Steve Martin's character in ‘the jerk'. Although having said that, I love music.
  • After the show one is eager to agree with Paul Bowles (as quoted by Ondaatje): ‘The Singhalese are probably the most unmusical people in the world.’
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