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Synonyms for congenial
kənˈdʒin yəlcon·ge·nial

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. congenial

    Agreeable refers to whatever gives a mild degree of pleasure; as, an agreeable perfume. Acceptable indicates a thing to be worthy of acceptance; as, an acceptable offering. Grateful is stronger than agreeable or gratifying, indicating whatever awakens a feeling akin to gratitude. A pleasant face and pleasing manners arouse pleasurable sensations, and make the possessor an agreeable companion; if possessed of intelligence, vivacity, and goodness, such a person's society will be delightful. Criminals may find each other's company congenial, but scarcely delightful. Satisfying denotes anything that is received with calm acquiescence, as substantial food, or established truth. That is welcome which is received with joyful heartiness; as, welcome tidings. Compare BEAUTIFUL; CHARMING; DELICIOUS.

    acceptable, agreeable, delicious, delightful, grateful, gratifying, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, refreshing, satisfying, welcome

    depressing, disappointing, distressing, hateful, horrible, melancholy, miserable, mournful, painful, saddening, woful, wretched

Princeton's WordNet

  1. congenialadjective

    suitable to your needs

    "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock

    incompatible, disagreeable, uncongenial, unsympathetic

  2. congenialadjective

    (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted

    uncongenial, disagreeable, incompatible, unsympathetic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. congenialadjective

    cognate, kindred, akin, related, similar, in sympathy with one another

  2. congenialadjective

    suited, adapted, agreeable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. congenialadjective

    kindred, sympathetic, suited, suitable, agreeable, genial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "congenial":

    pleasant, sympathetic

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  1. Christopher Meyer:

    It was clearly somebody who set out deliberately to sabotage Sir Kim's ambassadorship, to make his position untenable and to have him replaced by somebody more congenial to the leaker.

  2. James Madison:

    The free system of government we have established is so congenial with reason, with common sense, and with a universal feeling, that it must produce approbation and a desire of imitation, as avenues may be found for truth to the knowledge of nations.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I think the American people expect some sharp elbows in a campaign, i think what really discourages them, post-campaign, is the inability to govern in a way that is congenial.

  4. John Burroughs:

    Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.

  5. G. K. Chesterton:

    Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.

Translations for congenial

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  • متجانس روحا وطبعاArabic
  • благоприя́тен, прия́тен, подходя́щ, бли́зък, схо́денBulgarian
  • přátelskýCzech
  • harmonisierend, freundlich, angebracht, gleichgesinnt, geistesverwandt, kongenial, gesellig, wesensgleich, sympathisch, wesensverwandt, passendGerman
  • agradableSpanish
  • samanhenkinen, mukava, sopiva, mieluinen, miellyttäväFinnish
  • agréable, sympathiqueFrench
  • cocheintaghManx
  • 味方のJapanese
  • 맞는Korean
  • aanverwant, vriendelijk, gelijkgezind, geschikt, passendDutch
  • amigável, útil, parecidoPortuguese
  • общи́тельный, бли́зкий, схо́дный, ро́дственный, благоприя́тный, прия́тный, подходя́щий, дружелю́бныйRussian
  • ägnad, kongenial, lämplig, sympatisk, besläktadSwedish
  • پیدائشیUrdu
  • 相投Chinese

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