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symphonic

[sim-fon-ik]
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  1. Music. of, for, pertaining to, or having the character of a symphony or symphony orchestra.
  2. of or relating to symphony or harmony of sounds.
  3. characterized by similarity of sound, as words.
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Origin of symphonic

First recorded in 1855–60; symphon(y) + -ic
Related formssym·phon·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·sym·phon·ic, adjectivenon·sym·phon·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·sym·phon·ic, adjective
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adj.

1854 (implied in symphonically); see symphony + -ic.

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