AskDefine | Define harmonious

Dictionary Definition

harmonious adj
1 musically pleasing [ant: inharmonious]
2 exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities [syn: proportionate, symmetrical]
3 suitable and fitting; "the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing" [syn: appropriate]
4 existing together in harmony; "harmonious family relationships"

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English

Adjective

  1. Showing accord in feeling or action.
  2. Having components pleasingly or appropriately combined.
  3. Melodious; in harmony.

Translations

showing accord
having components pleasingly combined
melodious

See also

Extensive Definition

Harmony is the art of using chords in music. More generally, it means "agreement".

In music

People

Other uses

harmonious in German: Harmony
harmonious in French: Harmonie
harmonious in Italian: Harmony
harmonious in Latvian: Harmonija
harmonious in Portuguese: Harmonia (desambiguação)
harmonious in Russian: Гармония (значения)
harmonious in Chinese: 和谐

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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