- marked by agreement in feeling, attitude, or action: a harmonious group.
- forming a pleasingly consistent whole; congruous: harmonious colors.
- pleasant to the ear; tuneful; melodious.
Origin of harmonious
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1. amicable, congenial; sympathetic. 2. concordant, congruent, consonant, consistent.
1, 3. discordant.
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- (esp of colours or sounds) fitting together well
- having agreement or consensus
- tuneful, consonant, or melodious
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Word Origin and History for non-harmonious
1540s, in music, from French harmonieux (14c.), from harmonie (see harmony). In nonmusical use from 1630s. Related: Harmoniously; harmoniousness.
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