[ sim-foh-nee-uh s ]
/ sɪmˈfoʊ ni əs /


harmonious; in harmonious agreement or accord.

Origin of symphonious

First recorded in 1645–55; symphony + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM symphonious Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for symphonious

  • He improvised upon a many-stringed lyre made of tortoise shell, and his music was shimmering and symphonious.

    Melomaniacs|James Huneker
  • Symphonious with the melody, those in the room lifted their voices in chant.

    The Coming Race|Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • The air was oppressed with symphonious sounds, and the ear filled with a tumult of harmony.

    Imogen|William Godwin
  • The world might have been a discord;—Whence came its first symphonious movement?

British Dictionary definitions for symphonious

/ (sɪmˈfəʊnɪəs) /


literary harmonious or concordant

Derived forms of symphonious

symphoniously, adverb
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