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Origin of genial1
OTHER WORDS FROM genialgen·ial·ly, adverbge·ni·al·i·ty [jee-nee-al-i-tee], /ˌdʒi niˈæl ɪ ti/, gen·ial·ness, nouno·ver·ge·ni·al·i·ty, noun
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Definition for genial (2 of 2)
adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
Example sentences from the Web for genial
And finally, they meet Un (Randall Park), who appears to be nothing but genial and fun-loving—especially to Dave.Sony’s ‘The Interview’: A Glorious, Patriotic, and Katy Perry-Filled Mess|Marlow Stern|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All was jolly and genial between the king of late night and the pretender to the throne.
Some wandered in a genial trance wearing the faraway, slightly shell-shocked look of the recently colonically irrigated.
Hiddleston, a genial fellow, looks mighty dapper in a bespoke three-piece suit.Tom Hiddleston On His Rocker-Vampire in ‘Only Lovers Left Alive,’ ‘Thor 2,’ and ‘Avengers 2’|Marlow Stern|September 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was a culture nibbling on the genial jingoism of Norman Vincent Peale and being made somewhat uncomfortable by Adlai Stevenson.
Is of a mild, genial disposition, with but little force of character.
I apologised for my intrusion; but the atmosphere of the place was not genial.The Charm of Ireland|Burton Egbert Stevenson
Wilson was such a genial, friendly soul I should have thought he would have felt the loneliness very much.Louisa May Alcott|Louisa May Alcott
Gentle and genial, simple and warm-hearted, how full of anxiety must have been his life in the days which followed.
It was well along in the afternoon when Charley bade the genial Mr. Bowers good-by and headed his mule back for camp.The Boy Chums in the Florida Jungle|Wilmer M. Ely