Origin of genial1
Related formsgen·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
Examples from the Web for geniality
The angry and defensive manner is replaced by a sincere warmth and geniality.
With his office-students, Dr. Crosby was the very soul of geniality and confidence.The History of Dartmouth College|Baxter Perry Smith
Then, arrived at the cabin, he would be all courtesy and geniality.The Eye of Dread|Payne Erskine
Here is Lemuel—cursed with a lean run and yet trying to maintain at least an appearance of geniality.How To Write Special Feature Articles|Willard Grosvenor Bleyer