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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 ?
Don't I feel in my soul that I am part of this vast harmonious whole?
Its discordant clashes sweep upward in one harmonious tone that blends with the music of other worlds--to complete God's orchestra.
The Spencerian stanza, with its rich variety of movement and its harmonious closes, long shut "Childe Harold" from me, and whenever I found a poem in any book which did not rhyme its second line with its first I read it unwillingly or not at all.
How can there be a completely harmonious union without the combination of the Four in One, viz.
I'll ask him about that life-book myself, but I want you to tell him that you told me the story of lost Margaret and ask him if he will let me use it as a thread of romance with which to weave the stories of the life-book into a harmonious whole.
Her shining tresses, divided in two parts, encircle the harmonious contour of her white and delicate cheeks, brilliant in their glow and freshness.
The men however, are not quite so harmonious in their utterance, and when excited upon any subject, would work themselves up into a sort of wordy paroxysm, during which all descriptions of rough-sided sounds were projected from their mouths, with a force and rapidity which was absolutely astonishing.
Only, since our last journey thither, the walls had taken a grayer tint, and the brickwork assumed a more harmonious copper tone; the trees had grown, and many that then only stretched their slender branches along the tops of the hedges, now bushy, strong, and luxuriant, cast around, beneath boughs swollen with sap, great shadows of blossoms of fruit for the benefit of the traveler.
Thus Caedmon, keeping in mind all he heard, and, as it were, chewing the cud, converted the same into most harmonious verse; and sweetly repeating the same, made his masters in their turn his hearers.
We are so harmonious, and you have been a blacksmith - would you mind it?
Next in order to harmonies, rhythms will naturally follow, and they should be subject to the same rules, for we ought not to seek out complex systems of metre, or metres of every kind, but rather to discover what rhythms are the expressions of a courageous and harmonious life; and when we have found them, we shall adapt the foot and the melody to words having a like spirit, not the words to the foot and melody.
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.