Congenial definition

kən-jēnyəl
Having the same tastes, habits, or temperament; sympathetic.
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Having the same tastes and temperament; friendly; sympathetic.

Congenial friends.

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Suited to one's needs or disposition; agreeable.

Congenial work.

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Of a pleasant disposition; friendly and sociable.

A congenial host.

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Suited to one's needs or nature; agreeable.

Congenial surroundings.

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Kindred; compatible.

Congenial tastes.

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The definition of congenial is agreeable or compatible.

An example of congenial is a cousin who shares your interest in fishing and with whom you enjoy spending time.

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The congenial bartender makes the Hog’s Head an inviting place to hang out during the weekends.

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Suitable to one's needs.
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Origin of congenial

  • Probably from con– Latin genius the personification of one's natural inclinations genius

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • con- + genial

    From Wiktionary