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Definition of "harmonious" [har•mo•ni•ous]

  • Exhibiting accord in feeling or action. (adjective)
  • Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined: a harmonious blend of architectural styles. (adjective)
  • Characterized by harmony of sound; melodious. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "harmonious" in a sentence
  • "The Chinese have said that they want to emerge as a significant world influence and world power into what they describe as a harmonious environment."
  • "For him, an authentic interpretation of the Bible must always be in harmonious accord with the faith of the Catholic Church."
  • "DOUGLAS DEVOS : This was based on the world-view perspective that subject expert Larry Summers set out: Either we're going to have tit-for-tat discussions on very short-term issues every time something pops up or we're going to form a long-term harmonious relationship."