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Meaning of CONGENIAL

Pronunciation:  kun'jeenyul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  used of plants; capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted
  2. [adj]  suitable to your needs or similar to your nature; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock

CONGENIAL is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: agreeable, compatible, sociable, sympathetic
 Antonyms: incompatible, uncongenial
 See Also: friendly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*gen"ial\ (?; 106), a. [Pref. con- + genial.]
1. Partaking of the same nature; allied by natural
   characteristics; kindred; sympathetic.

         Congenial souls! whose life one avarice joins.

2. Naturally adapted; suited to the disposition. ``Congenial
   clime.'' --C. J. Fox.

         To defame the excellence with which it has no
         sympathy . . . is its congenial work. --I. Taylor.

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