harmonious harmonious  /hɑr ˈmoʊ ni əs/


  1. (adj) musically pleasing
  2. (adj) exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
  3. (adj) suitable and fitting
  4. (adj) existing together in harmony



  1. A gallery of famous siblings and their sometimes fractious, sometimes harmonious relationships.
  2. In a marked evolution from Mao Zedong, Hu, 65, has proclaimed the goal of a harmonious society whose components work together by consensus rather than direction.
  3. North Ossetia indeed, the whole of the North Caucasus, between the Black Sea to the west and the Caspian Sea to the east was supposed to be tranquil, harmonious, subdued.


  1. Juneteenth Festival celebrates end of slavery

    Nearly 100 people came out to the 10th annual Juneteenth Conference and Festival at Greater Faith Church-Baptist in Waukegan on Saturday, a celebration of the end of slavery for African Americans and a celebration of their ancestors who, despite many obstacles, kept reaching for freedom. “This day is intended to promote cultural togetherness, harmonious living across cultures, cooperative ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Lake County News-Sun

  2. Symphony in the Flint Hills combines history, tradition at Fort Riley

    The eighth annual Symphony in the Flint Hills brought the calm peace of the Plains and the harmonious sounds of the Kansas City Symphony to historic Fort Riley Saturday.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

  3. Relationships tense during Brochu’s era

    Barely a year after the Richland 2 school board chose Katie Brochu as its new superintendent, there were signs this would not be a harmonious or lengthy marriage.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The State


  1. "Pursuing peace, progress, coexistence in harmony and harmonious development" was how Chinese President Hu Jintao described the Chinese people's Olympic hopes to foreign media last week.
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Hu Jintao Source: USA Today

  2. "We need to arrive at currency rates that are harmonious and fair and that will benefit the global economy. This means that, for its own sake as well, China needs to accelerate the appreciation of the yuan against the euro," Sarkozy said.
    on Nov 26, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Forbes

  3. "I hope that through meetings of this kind of high-level dialogue the whole world will be able to live in a society where more tolerance and more harmonious and more peaceful atmosphere exists," Ban said.
    on Nov 11, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Washington Post

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