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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Without tonality.

Usage examples (12)
  • He composes atonally
  • Composers have been writing atonally — bye-bye, Western harmony — since Schoenberg in 1909.
  • The same way that he copes with everything – by atonally howling the lyrics at the top of his voice.
  • The song blends into something atonally sweet but unattended as I pass another shallow wash coming in from the right. for more
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