Having even tone or temperament; a personality trait characterized by a high degree of emotional responsiveness to the environment. [G. syntonos, in harmony, fr. syn, together, + tonos, tone]

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syn·ton·ic sin-'tän-ik adj normally responsive and adaptive to the social or interpersonal environment <a \syntonic personality>

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