Synonyms and Antonyms of harmonious
1 having a pleasing mixture of notes <the naturally harmonious sounds of a forest glen in springtime> Synonyms canorous, euphonic, euphonious, harmonizing, melodious, musical, symphonic, symphonious, tuneful Related Words blending, chiming, flowing, mellifluent, mellifluous; dulcet, mellow, melodic, sweet; echoing, resonant, sonorous; quavering, trilling, warbling; agreeable, appealing, pleasant; cadenced, lilting, lyric, lyrical, rhythmic (or rhythmical), songful, songlike; chordal, harmonic, homophonic, orchestral, polyphonic (or polyphonous), tonal Near Antonyms blaring, clanging, clashing, clattering, grating, harsh, jangling, jarring, metallic, raspy, raucous, scratching, screeching, shrill, squeaky, strident; disagreeable, unpleasant, unpleasing; atonal, off-key Antonyms discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonious, tuneless, unmelodious, unmusical
2 having the parts agreeably related <a harmonious arrangement of archways and doorways in the palace courtyard> Synonyms balanced, congruous, consonant, eurythmic (or eurhythmic), harmonic Related Words even, proportioned, regular, symmetrical (or symmetric); aesthetic (also esthetic or aesthetical or esthetical), artistic, becoming, elegant, graceful, tasteful; agreeable, felicitous, pleasant, pleasing, satisfying; coherent, cohesive, compatible, coordinated, correspondent, matched, matching; Apollinian, Apollonian Near Antonyms asymmetrical (or asymmetric), disordered, irregular, skewed, unequal, uneven, unsymmetrical; distasteful, graceless, inartistic, inelegant, tasteless, unaesthetic, unbecoming, ungraceful, unlovely; disagreeable, displeasing, dissatisfying, infelicitous, unfortunate, unpleasant, unsightly; clashing, conflicting, disunited, incompatible, uncoordinated Antonyms disharmonic, disharmonious, incongruous, inharmonic, inharmonious, unbalanced
3 having or marked by agreement in feeling or action <an unusually harmonious meeting among the leaders resulted in a quick peace agreement> Synonyms agreeable, amicable, compatible, congenial, frictionless, kindred, unanimous, united Related Words pacific, peaceable, peaceful; collaborating, cooperative, symbiotic, synergetic, synergic; noncompetitive, nonconflicting, uncompetitive; sympathetic, tolerant, understanding; affable, amiable, cordial, friendly, genial, neighborly Near Antonyms antagonistic, antipathetic, clashing, conflicting, hostile, inimical, unfriendly; belligerent, contentious, quarrelsome; contradicting, contradictory, contrary, opposing, opposite; competing, competitive, rivaling (or rivalling) Antonyms disagreeable, discordant, disharmonious, disunited, incompatible, inharmonious, uncongenial
4 not having or showing any apparent conflict <no form of social discrimination can ever be harmonious with the basic principles and ideals of our nation> Synonyms accordant, coherent, compatible, concordant, conformable (to), congruent, congruous, consonant, correspondent (with or to), consistent, nonconflictingRelated Words self-consistent; appropriate, befitting, felicitous, fit, fitting, meet, proper, right, suitableNear Antonyms improper, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, infelicitous, unsuitableAntonyms conflicting, conflictive, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, noncompatible
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