- 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
1. amicable, congenial; sympathetic. 2. concordant, congruent, consonant, consistent.
1, 3. discordant.
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Examples from the Web for harmoniously
Perhaps most surprising and impressive to observers has been how harmoniously Hillary has blended with Team Obama.Paul Begala on Hillary Clinton’s Coming Run for the White House in 2016
April 14, 2012
Things have not quite turned out as harmoniously as those two young friends dreamed.Bromance Subplot to Greek Crisis
David A. Graham
November 5, 2011
It teaches how to arrange a house so as to furnish it cheaply and harmoniously.
The body is fully and harmoniously occupied; so, too, the conscious mind.Mammon and Co.
E. F. Benson
This harmoniously combines the laws of the conservation of matter and of energy.The Wonders of Life
The gaiety of the woman and the chivalry of the man blended most harmoniously.
But at that moment a voice, harmoniously pitched, was heard.In Search of the Castaways
- (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 harmoniously
1540s, in music, from French harmonieux (14c.), from harmonie (see harmony). In nonmusical use from 1630s. Related: Harmoniously; harmoniousness.
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