unlistenable

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ listenable

Adjective[edit]

unlistenable (comparative more unlistenable, superlative most unlistenable)

  1. (music, acoustics) Of a sound quality or characteristic that a person cannot long listen to.
    Many older adults find rap music unlistenable.
    • 1997, Keith Topping & Martin Day, The Devil Goblins from Neptune, chapter 6, page 69
      ' [] you'd prefer some Stravinsky or Stockhausen. Something unlistenable.'

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