Definitions for congenialkənˈdʒin yəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word congenial

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•gen•ialkənˈdʒin yəl(adj.)

  1. agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or character; pleasant:

    congenial surroundings.

  2. suited or adapted in tastes, temperament, etc.; compatible:

    a congenial couple.

Origin of congenial:

1615–25; < L con-con - +geni(us)genius+ -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. congenial(adj)

    suitable to your needs

    "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock

  2. congenial(adj)

    (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted


  1. congenial(Adjective)

    having the same or very similar nature, personality, tastes, habits or interests

  2. congenial(Adjective)

    friendly or sociable

    The congenial bartender makes the Hogu2019s Head an inviting place to hang out during the weekends.

  3. congenial(Adjective)

    suitable to one's needs

  4. Origin: con- + genial

Webster Dictionary

  1. Congenial(adj)

    partaking of the same nature; allied by natural characteristics; kindred; sympathetic

  2. Congenial(adj)

    naturally adapted; suited to the disposition

Anagrams of congenial

  1. conga line

Translations for congenial

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


agreeable; pleasant.

Get even more translations for congenial »


Find a translation for the congenial definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these congenial definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"congenial." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 19 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for congenial?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for congenial: