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Definitions for harmonious
hɑrˈmoʊ ni əshar·mo·nious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harmoniousadjective

    musically pleasing

  2. harmonious, proportionate, symmetricaladjective

    exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities

  3. harmoniousadjective

    suitable and fitting

    "the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing"

  4. harmoniousadjective

    existing together in harmony

    "harmonious family relationships"


  1. harmoniousadjective

    Showing accord in feeling or action.

  2. harmoniousadjective

    Having components pleasingly or appropriately combined.

  3. harmoniousadjective

    Melodious; in harmony.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Harmoniousadjective

    Etymology: harmonieux, French, from harmony.

    All the wide-extended sky,
    And all th’ harmonius worlds on high,
    And Virgil ’s sacred work shall dye. Abraham Cowley.

    God has made the intellectual world harmonious and beautiful without us; but it will never come into our heads all at once; we must bring it home piece-meal. John Locke.

    Harmony in wedded pair,
    More grateful than harmonious sounds to th’ ear. John Milton.

    The verse of Geoffrey Chaucer is not harmonious to us: they who lived with him, and some time after him, thought it musical. John Dryden, Fables, Preface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harmoniousadjective

    adapted to each other; having parts proportioned to each other; symmetrical

  2. Harmoniousadjective

    acting together to a common end; agreeing in action or feeling; living in peace and friendship; as, an harmonious family

  3. Harmoniousadjective

    vocally or musically concordant; agreeably consonant; symphonious

  4. Etymology: [Cf. F. harmonieux. See Harmony.]

Editors Contribution

  1. harmonious

    To exist together in unity and harmony.

    The harmonious feeling at the office, we are efficient success as a united team.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmonious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmonious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of harmonious in a Sentence

  1. Rig Veda:

    Wake up with one mind, my friends, and kindle the fire, you many who share the same nest. Make your thoughts harmonious stretch them on the loom make a ship whose oars will carry us across.

  2. Alexis Carrel:

    If you make a habit of sincere prayer, your life will be very noticeably and profoundly altered. Prayer stamps with its indelible mark our actions and demeanor. A tranquility of bearing, a facial and bodily repose, are observed in those whose inner lives are thus enriched. . . . Properly understood, prayer is a mature activity indispensable to the fullest development of personality . . . . Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strengths.

  3. Wang Hong:

    We have already begun issuing tsunami alerts to the international community, including countries on the periphery of the South China Sea, cooperation in the South China Sea is one of our important focuses. We hope to collaborate with South China Sea countries and create a peaceful and harmonious sea.

  4. Mickey Mehta:

    Alone you may be powerful but together you are a force. Being connected to as many moving forward, uplifting as many on your way up, makes this world more inclusive, wholesome and more harmonious. Let your connections be channelized, remain connected flourish and get MickeyMized.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    True love is ever peaceful, harmonious, tolerant, forgiving, kind, benevolent, respectful and it shows equal rights and justice to all and sundry. Yes! that is it and that is that (period). ~Emeasoba George

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