V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. musically pleasing; 2. blending or combining well; 3. sharing mutual opinions, beliefs, actions, or friendship

Synonyms: harmonic, musical, consonant, concordant, congruous, agreeable, compatible

Antonyms: discordant, dissonant, disagreeable, incompatible

Tips: Harmonious, related to harmony, comes from the Greek harmonia, which means "agreement or concord." Harmonious has evolved to describe music that is agreeing or pleasant or a relationship that is agreeable, with shared mutual interests. Harmonious is also used to describe music or people blending well. The related noun harmony is when people are peaceful and agree with each other, or when things seem right or suitable together.

Usage Examples:

I find the harmonious sounds of the symphony very relaxing. (agreeable)

The two friends maintained a harmonious relationship, with very little discord over the years. (agreeable, compatible)

We have a wonderful and harmonious relationship with our neighbors--everyone works together to keep an eye on the kids and keep the neighborhood safe. (agreeable, compatible)

I still imagine a world where we all live in perfect harmony. (peace) noun

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