What does harmony mean?

Definitions for harmony
ˈhɑr mə nihar·mo·ny

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harmony, harmoniousnessnoun

    compatibility in opinion and action

  2. harmony, musical harmonynoun

    the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords

  3. harmony, concord, concordancenoun

    a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole

  4. harmony, concord, concordancenoun

    agreement of opinions

  5. harmonynoun

    an agreeable sound property

Wiktionary

  1. harmonynoun

    agreement or accord

    Etymology: First attested in 1602. From armonye, from harmonie/armonie, from harmonia, from ἁρμονία

  2. harmonynoun

    a pleasing combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds

    Etymology: First attested in 1602. From armonye, from harmonie/armonie, from harmonia, from ἁρμονία

  3. harmonynoun

    the academic study of chords

    Etymology: First attested in 1602. From armonye, from harmonie/armonie, from harmonia, from ἁρμονία

  4. harmonynoun

    two or more notes played simultaneously to produce a chord

    Etymology: First attested in 1602. From armonye, from harmonie/armonie, from harmonia, from ἁρμονία

  5. harmonynoun

    the relationship between two distinct musical pitches (musical pitches being frequencies of vibration which produce audible sound) played simultaneously

    Etymology: First attested in 1602. From armonye, from harmonie/armonie, from harmonia, from ἁρμονία

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harmonynoun

    the just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things, or things intended to form a connected whole; such an agreement between the different parts of a design or composition as to produce unity of effect; as, the harmony of the universe

  2. Harmonynoun

    concord or agreement in facts, opinions, manners, interests, etc.; good correspondence; peace and friendship; as, good citizens live in harmony

  3. Harmonynoun

    a literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency; as, a harmony of the Gospels

  4. Harmonynoun

    a succession of chords according to the rules of progression and modulation

  5. Harmonynoun

    the science which treats of their construction and progression

  6. Harmonynoun

    see Harmonic suture, under Harmonic

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harmony

    här′mo-ni, n. a fitting together of parts so as to form a connected whole, agreement in relation: in art, a normal state of completeness and order in the relations of things to each other: (mus.) a simultaneous combination of accordant sounds: the whole chordal structure of a piece, as distinguished from its melody or its rhythm: concord, music in general: a collation of parallel passages regarding the same event arranged to demonstrate the substantial unity—as of the Gospels.—Harmony, or Music, of the spheres, a harmony formed by the regular movements of the heavenly bodies throughout space, determined by the relation to each other of the intervals of separation; Pre-established harmony, the designation of Leibnitz for his theory of the divinely established relation between body and mind—the movements of monads and the succession of ideas, as it were a constant agreement between two clocks. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. harmoniaharmos, a fitting—arein, to fit.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. HARMONY

    From the Grk. _arnumi_, strain. Hence, full of strains.

Editors Contribution

  1. harmony

    A structure and sound of music.

    The harmony was so beautiful to see and feel.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  
  2. harmony

    Agreement and creation of fair and just vision, manifestation, opinion, goals and feeling, knowing and understanding of the perfect elements.

    Harmony within government is of utmost importance to the citizens of every country.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'harmony' in Nouns Frequency: #2494

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmony in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of harmony in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Surrender your ego to enjoy peace of mind and the beauty of equality and harmony.

  2. Albert Camus:

    But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.

  3. Sren Aaby Kierkegaard:

    Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The morally, religiously ill, and narrow-minded people and extremists neither see nor understand the depth and the myth of any subject that leads towards the concept of the welfare of all humans. Such people are suspicious of themselves and are poison for society and its inhabitants. Keep away from and reject them; it means your way of wisdom is secure to live in peace and harmony.

  5. Renat Heuberger:

    A little more harmony in the regulations, in laws, would help a lot and reduce costs.

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