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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.


  1. harmonious

    Harmonious refers to a state of agreement, accord, or compatibility between parts or elements of a whole, particularly in terms of elements producing a pleasing or consistent whole. It could also refer to a relationship characterized by peace, cooperation, or compatibility. Harmonious can be applied to music, art, design, or social interactions.

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. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Music is the harmonious voice of creation an echo of the invisible world.

  2. Anna Molinari:

    (We need) passion, this love for beauty. I see women in winter, they are all dressed in puffer jackets and jeans, and in the summer they wear jeans with T-shirts. This is not fashion, this is no longer love for beauty, we need to look after ourselves with an elegant, harmonious, passionate, seducing dress.

  3. United States:

    My notions are harmonious in that I also anticipate...( the next) three to six weeks will be critical here in the United States.

  4. 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.

  5. Helen Clark:

    The carrot is a happy and harmonious society, the only stick is shame.

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