Definitions for congenialkənˈdʒin yəl

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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

con•gen′ial•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. congenial(adj)

    suitable to your needs

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

  2. congenial(adj)

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

Wiktionary

  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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

congenial(adjective)

agreeable; pleasant.

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