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har·mo·ni·ous

 (här-mō′nē-əs)
adj.
1. Exhibiting accord in feeling or action.
2. Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined: a harmonious blend of architectural styles.
3. Characterized by harmony of sound.

har·mo′ni·ous·ly adv.
har·mo′ni·ous·ness n.

harmonious

(hɑːˈməʊnɪəs)
adj
1. (esp of colours or sounds) fitting together well
2. having agreement or consensus
3. (Music, other) tuneful, consonant, or melodious
harˈmoniously adv
harˈmoniousness n

har•mo•ni•ous

(hɑrˈmoʊ ni əs)

adj.
1. marked by agreement in feeling, attitude, or action: a harmonious group.
2. forming a pleasingly consistent whole; congruous: harmonious colors.
3. pleasant to the ear; tuneful; melodious.
[1520–30; < Greek harmónios melodious, literally, fitting. See harmony, -ous]
har•mo′ni•ous•ly, adv.
har•mo′ni•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.harmonious - musically pleasing
compatible - able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination; "a compatible married couple"; "her deeds were compatible with her ideology"
inharmonious, unharmonious - not in harmony
2.harmonious - exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
balanced - being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
3.harmonious - suitable and fittingharmonious - suitable and fitting; "the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing"
congruent, congruous - corresponding in character or kind
4.harmonious - existing together in harmony; "harmonious family relationships"
compatible - able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination; "a compatible married couple"; "her deeds were compatible with her ideology"

harmonious

adjective
1. friendly, amicable, cordial, sympathetic, compatible, agreeable, in harmony, in unison, fraternal, congenial, in accord, concordant, of one mind, en rapport (French) the most harmonious European Community summit for some time
friendly unfriendly, discordant
3. melodious, musical, harmonic, harmonizing, tuneful, concordant, mellifluous, dulcet, sweet-sounding, euphonious, euphonic, symphonious (literary) producing harmonious sounds
melodious harsh, grating, discordant, cacophonous, unmelodious

harmonious

adjective
2. Having components pleasingly combined:
3. Characterized by harmony of sound:
Translations
مُتلائِم، مُمْتِع للعَيْنمُتوافِق، مُتلائِم، مُنْسَجِممُنْسَجِم
libozvučnýpříjemný na pohledžijící v souladu
harmonisk
kellemes hangzású
friîsamlegur, samlyndurhljómfagur, samstilltursamstilltur, samstæîur
harmonizujúciľubozvučný
ahenkligöze hoş görünenuyumlu

harmonious

[hɑːˈməʊnɪəs] ADJ
1. (Mus) [sound, chord] → armonioso
2. (fig) [colour scheme, architecture, relationship] → armonioso; [atmosphere] → de armonía

harmonious

[hɑːrˈməʊniəs] adj
(= friendly and peaceful) [relationship, agreement, discussion] → harmonieux/euse
[well-balanced, pattern, blend, balance] → harmonieux/euse
[sounds, music] → harmonieux/euse

harmonious

adj, harmoniously
adv (Mus, fig) → harmonisch

harmonious

[hɑːˈməʊnɪəs] adjarmonioso/a

harmony

(ˈhaːməni) plural ˈharmonies noun
1. (of musical sounds, colours etc) (the state of forming) a pleasing combination. The singers sang in harmony.
2. the agreement of people's feelings, opinions etc. Few married couples live in perfect harmony.
harˈmonic (-ˈmo-) adjective
of, or concerned with, especially musical harmony.
harˈmonious (-ˈməu-) adjective
1. pleasant-sounding. a harmonious melody.
2. pleasant to the eye. a harmonious colour scheme.
3. without disagreement or bad feeling. a harmonious relationship.
harˈmoniously adverb
harˈmoniousness noun
ˈharmonize, ˈharmonise verb
1. to sing or play musical instruments in harmony.
2. to add different parts to (a melody) to form harmonies.
3. to (cause to) be in harmony or agreement. The colours in this room harmonize nicely.
harmoniˈzation, harmoniˈsation noun
References in classic literature ?
One saw it in the lines of her figure, the make and motion of her hands, the flow of her dress, the droop of her hair, unconscious yet harmonious, and as attractive to many as beauty itself.
Through the jungle came a faint sound of singing --not a harmonious air, but the somewhat barbaric chant of the natives.
The changes seemed beautiful and harmonious to me; it was like watching the growth of a great man or of a great idea.
Its discordant clashes sweep upward in one harmonious tone that blends with the music of other worlds--to complete God's orchestra.
The Kearney brothers had divided a suit between them, the elder wearing a tightly-fitting, single-breasted blue frock-coat and a pair of pink striped cotton trousers, while the younger candidly displayed the trousers of his brother's suit, as a harmonious change to a shining black alpaca coat and crimson neckerchief.
The secret was, that an individual of his temper can always be pricked more acutely through his sense of the beautiful and harmonious than through his heart.
The floor was of tesselated marble, smooth as glass, and from the walls strange shapes loomed out, woven into huge portieres in rich, harmonious colors, or gleaming from paintings, wonderful and mysterious-looking in the half-light, purple and red and golden, like sunset glimmers in a shadowy forest.
Such are enabled, with apparent ease, and without severity, to subject to their will, and bring into harmonious and systematic order, the various members of their small estate,--to regulate their peculiarities, and so balance and compensate the deficiencies of one by the excess of another, as to produce a harmonious and orderly system.
Mark's, one is calm in the cellar; for its details are masterfully ugly, no misplaced and impertinent beauties are intruded anywhere; and the consequent result is a grand harmonious whole, of soothing, entrancing, tranquilizing, soul-satisfying ugliness.
I had imbibed from her something of her nature and much of her habits: more harmonious thoughts: what seemed better regulated feelings had become the inmates of my mind.
Vanstone -- I match you with the blunt cordiality of an old-fashioned Englishman -- the ladies mingle together in harmonious variety, like flowers on the same bed -- and the result is a mutual interest in making our sojourn at the sea-side agreeable to each other.
We are so harmonious, and you have been a blacksmith - would you mind it?