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HARMONIOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does harmonious mean? 

HARMONIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective HARMONIOUS has 4 senses:

1. musically pleasing
2. exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
3. suitable and fitting
4. existing together in harmony

  Familiarity information: HARMONIOUS used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HARMONIOUS (adjective)


Sense 1harmonious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Musically pleasing

Similar:

consonant; harmonic; harmonical; harmonised; harmonized; in harmony (involving or characterized by harmony)

harmonic; sympathetic (relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body)

on-key; true (in tune; accurate in pitch)

pure (free from discordant qualities)

symphonic; symphonious (harmonious in sound)

Also:

compatible (able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination)

Antonym:

inharmonious (not in harmony)


Sense 2harmonious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities

Synonyms:

harmonious; symmetrical; proportionate

Similar:

balanced (being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium)


Sense 3harmonious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suitable and fitting

Synonyms:

harmonious; appropriate

Context example:

the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing

Similar:

congruent; congruous (corresponding in character or kind)


Sense 4harmonious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Existing together in harmony

Context example:

harmonious family relationships

Similar:

compatible (able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination)


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