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Definition of "harmony" []

  • Agreement in feeling or opinion; accord: live in harmony. (noun)
  • A pleasing combination of elements in a whole: color harmony; the order and harmony of the universe. See Synonyms at proportion. (noun)
  • Music The study of the structure, progression, and relation of chords. (noun)
  • Music Simultaneous combination of notes in a chord. (noun)
  • Music The structure of a work or passage as considered from the point of view of its chordal characteristics and relationships. (noun)

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 "harmony" in a sentence
  • "Whether he and Dunleavy could have coexisted in harmony is debatable."
  • "Beauty lies in harmony, not in contrast; and harmony is refinement; therefore, there must be a fineness of the [Page 222] senses if we are to appreciate harmony."
  • "This harmony is a reason which a Triads can work with a Mafia, a CIA, as good as a Illuminati."