Definition of harmonious in English:

harmonious

Line breaks: har|mo¦ni|ous
Pronunciation: /hɑːˈməʊnɪəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

harmoniously

adverb
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  • Those who press for the abolition of Catholic schools say that children who are not schooled together can never interact or relate harmoniously to one another in adult life.
  • This was followed by a drum rendition by five students, demonstrating their grasp of rhythm and timing as well as their ability to perform harmoniously as a group.
  • The World Family Day celebration was the culmination of yearlong activities intended to create a world that lives together harmoniously.

harmoniousness

noun
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  • 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.

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