[ hahr-moh-nee-uhs ]
/ hɑrˈmoʊ ni əs /


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

First recorded in 1520–30, harmonious is from the Greek word harmónios melodious, literally, fitting. See harmony, -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for harmonious


/ (hɑːˈməʊnɪəs) /


(esp of colours or sounds) fitting together well
having agreement or consensus
tuneful, consonant, or melodious

Derived Forms

harmoniously, adverb
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