- 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
SynonymsSee more synonyms for harmonious on Thesaurus.com
Examples from the Web for harmonious
There has been a sudden discovery that these harmonious, peaceful societies had enormous human creativity, emotions, and drama.Want to Write a Book? Go to Iceland
May 26, 2014
It quickly became clear that plenty of wine and good food would keep us in harmonious alignment.The Upside of a Destination Wedding: Tales of a Serial Wedding Guest
April 30, 2014
The result turned out to be a harmonious combination—modeling mixed with artistic collaborations.Langley Fox: A Hemingway in All But Name
January 28, 2014
But, like a song whose discordant chords flow into a harmonious chorus, the flavors united, almost by magic.America’s Best New Restaurant
August 30, 2013
That could refer to a discovery, a sense of harmonious cohesiveness, or something like that.Ismail Kadare: How I Write
January 31, 2013
Aspasia said wisely, that the spirit of beauty flows in, only where the proportions are harmonious.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
The other, and even more popular, legend is that of "The Harmonious Blacksmith."Handel
Edward J. Dent
Put what is wrong right, and what is in you will show itself in harmonious behaviour.A Dish Of Orts
His enumeration of a comparison with other lakes is at once harmonious and poetic.The Letters of Robert Burns
The trumpet marine is an instrument that pleases me and it's harmonious.The Middle Class Gentleman
- (esp of colours or sounds) fitting together well
- having agreement or consensus
- tuneful, consonant, or melodious
Word Origin and History for harmonious
1540s, in music, from French harmonieux (14c.), from harmonie (see harmony). In nonmusical use from 1630s. Related: Harmoniously; harmoniousness.