[sim-foh-nee-uh s]


harmonious; in harmonious agreement or accord.

Nearby words

  1. symphonette,
  2. symphonia,
  3. symphonic,
  4. symphonic poem,
  5. symphonie fantastique,
  6. symphoniously,
  7. symphonist,
  8. symphonize,
  9. symphony,
  10. symphony orchestra

Origin of symphonious

First recorded in 1645–55; symphony + -ous

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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



literary harmonious or concordant
Derived Formssymphoniously, adverb

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