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not pleasant to listen to
a monotonous sound or voice is boring and unpleasant because it does not change in loudness or become higher or lower
harsh sounds are unpleasant because they are not soft, gentle, or smooth
a jarring noise is unpleasant and starts suddenly and unexpectedly
a brittle sound is rather sharp and unpleasant
a tinny sound is high and unpleasant
a scratchy record, voice etc makes an unpleasant sound like two rough surfaces rubbing together
very loud, high, and unpleasant
a brassy sound is loud and unpleasant
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Free thesaurus definition of describing sounds that are unpleasant to listen to from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.