Congenial Definition

Kindred; compatible.
Congenial tastes.
Webster's New World
Having the same tastes and temperament; friendly; sympathetic.
Congenial friends.
Webster's New World
Of a pleasant disposition; friendly and sociable.
A congenial host.
American Heritage
Suited to one's needs or disposition; agreeable.
Congenial work.
Webster's New World

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

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