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harmony

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of harmony

  1. 1 a balanced, pleasing, or suitable arrangement of parts <her face had an angelic harmony that fascinated the leading painters of her day> Synonyms balance, coherence, concinnity, consonance, consonancy, orchestration, proportion, symmetry, symphony, unity Related Words coordination, correlation, correspondence, equalization, equilibrium, evenness, order, orderliness, regularity, uniformity Near Antonyms confusion, disorganization, dissonance, disturbance, tension; disconnectedness, disjointedness, incompatibility; irregularity, unevenness Antonyms asymmetry, discordance, disproportion, disunity, imbalance, incoherence, violence

  2. 2 peaceful coexistence <the apparent inability of the party's right and left wings to resolve their conflicts and live in harmony at least during the convention> Synonyms chime, comity, compatibility, concord, peace Related Words amity, companionship, compatibleness, congeniality, fellowship, fraternization, friendship; collaboration, reciprocity, symbiosis; agreement, consensus, unanimity; cohesion, cohesiveness, unity; affinity, connection, empathy, kinship, oneness, rapport, solidarity, sympathy, understanding; peacefulness, sereneness, serenity, sweetness and light, tranquillity (or tranquility) Near Antonyms antagonism, antipathy, enmity, hatred, hostility, unfriendliness; alienation, breach, divorce, estrangement, rupture, schism, scission, severance; dissent, dissidence; anarchy, disorder, disturbance, strife, turmoil Antonyms conflict, discord, dissension (also dissention), variance

  3. 3 a state of consistency <for once, the kids' idea of a vacation was in perfect harmony with their parents' notion of total relaxation> Synonyms accord, accordance, agreement, conformance, congruence, congruency, congruity, consonance, conformity, tuneRelated Words compatibility; assimilation, integration; oneness, solidarity, togetherness; affinity, empathy, sympathyNear Antonyms contrast, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, unlikeness; deviance, divergence; discord, discordance, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, disunity, friction, strife; variability, variance; incompatibilityAntonyms conflict, disagreement, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness





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