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harmonious

adjective har·mo·ni·ous \här-ˈmō-nē-əs\

music : having a pleasing mixture or combination of notes

: having parts that are related or combined in a pleasing way

: not experiencing disagreement or fighting

Full Definition of HARMONIOUS

1
:  musically concordant
2
:  having the parts agreeably related :  congruous <blended into a harmonious whole>
3
:  marked by accord in sentiment or action
har·mo·ni·ous·ly adverb
har·mo·ni·ous·ness noun

Examples of HARMONIOUS

  1. The living room was decorated in harmonious colors.
  2. a harmonious combination of flavors

First Known Use of HARMONIOUS

1530

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue
HARMONIOUS Defined for Kids

harmonious

adjective har·mo·ni·ous \här-ˈmō-nē-əs\

Definition of HARMONIOUS for Kids

1
:  showing agreement in action or feeling <a harmonious family>
2
:  combining so as to produce a pleasing result <harmonious colors>
3
:  having a pleasant sound :  melodious <harmonious voices>
har·mo·ni·ous·ly adverb

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