har·​mo·​ni·​ous | \ här-ˈmō-nē-əs How to pronounce harmonious (audio) \

Definition of harmonious

1 : having agreement among musical components : musically concordant harmonious voices
2 : having the parts agreeably related : congruous blended into a harmonious whole harmonious medley of small vaulted chambers— Norman Douglas
3 : marked by accord in sentiment or action harmonious relationship between church and state— H. D. Hazeltine

Other Words from harmonious

harmoniously adverb
harmoniousness noun

Examples of harmonious in a Sentence

The living room was decorated in harmonious colors. a harmonious combination of flavors
Recent Examples on the Web Truly the harmonious moment of the evening, Ward’s exquisite tone lent itself perfectly to Groban’s sound as the two complemented each other note for note, their voices blending perfectly to the last note of the ballad. Hayden Grove, cleveland, 30 June 2022 To fully enjoy the harmonious flavors, the young men are instructed to carefully chew each mouthful for exactly one minute. Amanda Arnold, Bon Appétit, 23 June 2022 According to a 2018 survey by RainmakerThinking, Gen Z’s most prized job quality is having supportive leaders at the top, followed by harmonious work relationships. Shruti Rajkumar, BostonGlobe.com, 18 May 2022 It is widely held that living with a visual connection to water can have a calming, harmonious effect. Chicago Tribune, 21 June 2022 In many ways, the relationship between these kinfolk communities is mutually beneficial and harmonious. Soudi Jiménez, Los Angeles Times, 17 June 2022 Certainly, there’s plenty of data to support a place for Choreful with its focus on helping keep couples harmonious. Michaella Huck, Forbes, 16 June 2022 But if Lee's ascension to being an increasingly world-renown actor typifies the pop-culture power of today's Korea, his film is set in an earlier, less harmonious chapter in Korean history. Jake Coyle, ajc, 20 May 2022 Much like the harmonious team-up of brands, the shapes of each minimalist piece masterfully fit into one another like a puzzle. Concetta Ciarlo, Vogue, 18 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of harmonious

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for harmonious

see harmony

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6 Jul 2022

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More Definitions for harmonious


har·​mo·​ni·​ous | \ här-ˈmō-nē-əs How to pronounce harmonious (audio) \

Kids Definition of harmonious

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

Other Words from harmonious

harmoniously adverb

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