- An example of syntonic is when your behavior is consistent with cultural codes and appropriate for a given situation.
- An example of syntonic is if you refuse to tell a lie and you are a generally honest person and you have religious beliefs that suggest honesty is essential.
The definition of syntonic is something that is consistent with its environment, or that is consistent in light of other beliefs and personality traits.
Psychol. in emotional equilibrium and responsive to the environment
Origin of syntonicfrom Classical Greek syntonos, in harmony from syn-, with + tonos, voice, tone
- Psychology Characterized by a high degree of emotional responsiveness to the environment.
- Electricity Of or relating to two oscillating circuits having the same resonant frequency.
Origin of syntonicFrom Greek suntonos high-strung, intense, attuned from sunteinein to draw tight sun- syn- teinein to stretch ; see ten- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more syntonic, superlative most syntonic)
From German Syntonie (“syntony") +"Ž -ic.