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.
- har·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb
- har·mo·ni·ous·ness, noun
- non·har·mo·ni·ous, adjective
- non·har·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb
- non·har·mo·ni·ous·ness, noun
- pre·har·mo·ni·ous, adjective
- pre·har·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb
- pre·har·mo·ni·ous·ness, noun
- un·har·mo·ni·ous, adjective
- un·har·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb
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How to use harmonious in a sentence
The Lyme pathogen is clearly in a harmonious partnership with the tick, so if the tick immune system evolved to target anything, it’s all the things that aren’t there.How some ticks protect themselves from deadly bacteria on human skin | Erin Garcia de Jesus | December 10, 2020 | Science News
So in some sense, the Swedes can have this very harmonious redistributive society because they’re free-riding off the cutthroat society.Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408) | Stephen J. Dubner | March 5, 2020 | Freakonomics
These massive clusters hang harmoniously balanced within a medium sized gallery.
So how do we find a way to live harmoniously in urban settings?
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 | Paul Begala | April 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds would work harmoniously together.Must-Reads: ‘The Last Nude,’ ‘Arrows of the Night,’ and ‘The Fallback Plan’ | Bruce Riedel, Lauren Elkin, Drew Nellins | January 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Things have not quite turned out as harmoniously as those two young friends dreamed.
I am glad that in you the musician and the man are so completely and harmoniously blended.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
The wisdom which it should be the aim of life to attain is virtue; and virtue is to live harmoniously with Nature.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
To live harmoniously with Nature is to exclude all personal ends; hence pleasure is to be disregarded, and pain is to be despised.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
The government was in the hands of a party called the "Irish interest" which worked harmoniously with the English ministers.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
He existed, moreover, only in contour; he never rose above harmoniously outlined silhouette.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) | Richard Muther
British Dictionary definitions for harmonious
(esp of colours or sounds) fitting together well
having agreement or consensus
tuneful, consonant, or melodious
- harmoniously, adverb
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