Definition of harmonious in English:

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harmonious

Pronunciation: /härˈmōnēəs/

adjective

1Tuneful; not discordant: harmonious music
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  • And they showed him where they belong to with their music that was a harmonious mix of Bhojpuri, African, Latino and even Bollywoodi!
  • After a day of hard work, you can sit down and enjoy one cup of freshly brewed cappuccino with a choice of tempting cakes and fruit tarts, while listening to the harmonious sounds of a live pianist playing your favourite tunes.
  • She giggled lightly, her voice so harmonious and free that at that moment I had no worries and no doubts.
Synonyms
euphonious, euphonic, harmonic, polyphonic
informal easy on the ear
1.1Forming a pleasing or consistent whole: the decor is a harmonious blend of traditional and modern
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  • What we end up with is a surprisingly harmonious blend of, well, video game tunes and traditional style Celtic rhythms.
  • The piece mirrors a harmonious blend of contemporary fashion culled out of traditional art form.
  • Osmania University was a harmonious blend of Hindu-Muslim architecture, Prof. Rao pointed out.
Synonyms
congruous, coordinated, balanced, in proportion, compatible, well matched, well balanced
literary consilient
1.2Free from disagreement or dissent: harmonious relationships
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  • Jen is an essential element of Confucianism and represents an ideal state in which an individual maintains harmonious social relationships with his fellow men.
  • So lying between individuals raises questions of personal integrity, character, and the kind of trust which is vital to any harmonious relationship.
  • A harmonious relationship with trust and respect flowing in all directions amongst the stakeholders will be to everyone's long term advantage.
Synonyms
friendly, amicable, cordial, amiable, congenial, easy, peaceful, peaceable, cooperative;
compatible, sympathetic, united, attuned, in harmony, in rapport, in tune, in accord, of one mind, seeing eye to eye

Derivatives

harmoniousness

noun
Example sentences
  • Indeed harmoniousness is built into the whole concept of Cubist pictorial art as a structure of linked or overlapping planes into which everything in the picture * objects and background * is integrated.
  • For Rothko the experience of beauty is ‘the experience of rightness, reflected in an ideal of proportions, and as an apperception of harmoniousness, whose recognition produces an exaltation.’
  • The traditional feeling of attachment to the US, characterised by a general harmoniousness since the end of the Second World War, has soured into a sceptical and even hostile attitude.

Words that rhyme with harmonious

acrimonious, antimonious, ceremonious, erroneous, euphonious, felonious, parsimonious, Petronius, sanctimonious, Suetonius

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Syllabification: har·mo·ni·ous

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