- agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or character: congenial surroundings.
- suited or adapted in spirit, feeling, temper, etc.; compatible: a congenial couple.
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Antonyms for congenial
Related Words for congenialitygeniality, cordiality, niceness, affability, agreeableness, pleasantness, sociability, friendliness, bonhomie
Examples from the Web for congeniality
Contemporary Examples of congeniality
The man who holds ABC/ESPN's wacky goulash of World Cup punditry together strikes viewers as a paragon of congeniality.World Cup Anchor Mike Tirico’s Bizarre History: Reports of Stalking and Sexual Harassment
July 1, 2014
Known for his easy-going California attitude, he is respected for his creativity, work ethic, and congeniality.Richard Grenell on Why We’re Still Talking About Clint
Richard A. Grenell
September 4, 2012
Historical Examples of congeniality
There was absolutely no congeniality between herself and her employers.Mary Wollstonecraft
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
It is the congeniality of the two families to be united by the marriage.The Family and it's Members
Anna Garlin Spencer
People find their associates according to fitness and congeniality.The Negro and the Nation
George S. Merriam
Certainly he can have no congeniality of feeling with the sprightly Bobolink.
I claim that congeniality with you which I have found not among my own coevals.Devereux, Complete
- friendly, pleasant, or agreeablea congenial atmosphere to work in
- having a similar disposition, tastes, etc; compatible; sympathetic