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[sim-foh-nee-uh s]
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  1. harmonious; in harmonious agreement or accord.
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Origin of symphonious

First recorded in 1645–55; symphony + -ous
Related formssym·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbnon·sym·pho·ni·ous, adjectivenon·sym·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbnon·sym·pho·ni·ous·ness, nounun·sym·pho·ni·ous, adjectiveun·sym·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverb
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Related Words for symphonious

accordant, adapted, amicable, balanced, compatible, congenial, congruous, consonant, cordial, dulcet, euphonious, harmonic, like, matching, mellifluous, melodic, melodious, mix, musical, peaceful

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Historical Examples of symphonious

  • Symphonious with the melody, those in the room lifted their voices in chant.

    The Coming Race

    Edward Bulwer Lytton

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

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


    James Huneker

  • The air was oppressed with symphonious sounds, and the ear filled with a tumult of harmony.


    William Godwin

British Dictionary definitions for symphonious


  1. literary harmonious or concordant
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Derived Formssymphoniously, adverb
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