strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
affable, amiable, cordial, genial(adj)
diffusing warmth and friendliness
"an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"
politely warm and friendly
"a cordial handshake"
sincerely or intensely felt
"a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort"; "a cordial abhorrence of waste"
A concentrated noncarbonated soft drink which is diluted with water before drinking.
A pleasant-tasting medicine.
A liqueur prepared using the infusion process.
A candy (or bonbon) usually made of milk chocolate, filled with small fruits (often maraschino cherries) and syrup or fondant.
Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.
Said of someone radiating warmth and friendliness; genial.
Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.
Origin: From cordial#Adjective_2, from cordialis, from cor.
proceeding from the heart
hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate
tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits
anything that comforts, gladdens, and exhilarates
any invigorating and stimulating preparation; as, a peppermint cordial
aromatized and sweetened spirit, used as a beverage; a liqueur
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kor′di-al, adj. hearty: with warmth of heart: sincere: affectionate: reviving the heart or spirits.—n. anything which revives or comforts the heart: a medicine or drink for refreshing the spirits.—adjs. Cor′date (bot.), heart-shaped; Cor′dial-heart′ed.—v.i. Cor′dialise, to become cordial, to fraternise.—ns. Cordial′ity, Cor′dialness.—adv. Cor′dially.—adj. Cor′diform, in the form of a heart. [Fr.,—L. cor, cordis, the heart.]
The numerical value of cordial in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of cordial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Companies invest in other countries to earn money, our idea is to find the right balance by sitting down and negotiating in a more cordial way to get to solutions by consensus.
It was less than cordial, because there were a lot of concerns there, but I tried very hard to explain to them that this is not a splinter group, that we are veterans and happen to be gay.
They were very cordial the entire time ... even before and after the Spratly islands transit, when they left us they said, 'Hey, we're not going to be with you anymore. Wish you a pleasant voyage. Hope to see you again'.
We feel dehumanized and betrayed by the Nigerian government, there can never be any trust and any cordial relations between us and the soldiers unless they change their ways. This is not the first time they are killing us.
Jesus, Buddha, Mohammed, great as each may be, their highest comfort given to the sorrowful is a cordial introduction into another's woe. Sorrow's the great community in which all men born of woman are members at one time or another.
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Translations for cordial
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- сироп, задушевен, топъл, сърдечен, приветливBulgarian
- Sirup, herzlich, LikörGerman
- siirup, südamlik, puuviljaliköörEstonian
- likööri, sydämellinen, konvehti, mehutiivisteFinnish
- alúðlegur, hjartanlegurIcelandic
- сердечный, душевный, наливка, сироп, ликёр, кордиал, тёплый, радушный, конфетаRussian
- samimi, içten, konsantre içecek, likörTurkish
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