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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.

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

    Antonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    incompatible, disagreeable, uncongenial, unsympathetic

  2. congenialadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    uncongenial, disagreeable, incompatible, unsympathetic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. congenialadjective

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

  2. congenialadjective

    Synonyms:
    suited, adapted, agreeable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. congenialadjective

    Synonyms:
    kindred, sympathetic, suited, suitable, agreeable, genial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "congenial":

    pleasant, sympathetic

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#7625delicious
#9031grateful
#11543satisfying
#12582delightful
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#16921sympathetic
#16939pleasing
#21112kindred
#29420agreeable
#31143pleasurable
#35424consonant
#39017dissimilar
#40362gratifying
#49221antagonistic
#55808disagreeable
#58985congenial
#74271abhorrent
#87624dissonant
#99245concordant
#273499uncongenial

How to use congenial in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Alexander Hamilton:

    The safety of a republic depends essentially on the energy of a common national sentiment; on a uniformity of principles and habits; on the exemption of the citizens from foreign bias and prejudice, and on the love of country which will almost invariably be found to be closely connected with birth, education, and family. The opinion advanced in Notes on Virginia [by Thomas Jefferson] is undoubtedly correct, that foreigners will generally be apt to bring with them attachments to the persons they have left behind; to the country of their nativity, and to its particular customs and manners. They will also entertain opinions on government congenial with those under which they have lived; or, if they should be led hither from a preference to ours, how extremely unlikely is it that they will bring with them that temperate love of liberty, so essential to real republicanism?

  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. Volodymyr Zelensky:

    But even if you listen to the very good conversation that I had, a very, very good, no-pressure, congenial conversation with the new President of Ukraine, he had some things that were not flattering to say about Marie Yovanovitch from her job. And that came out of the -- out of the blue, so, you know, it would be nice to have somebody that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky liked, because Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's going -- the person will have to deal with the President of Ukraine.

  5. 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.

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Translations for congenial

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  • متجانس روحا وطبعاArabic
  • бли́зък, подходя́щ, благоприя́тен, схо́ден, прия́тенBulgarian
  • přátelskýCzech
  • angebracht, wesensverwandt, harmonisierend, freundlich, passend, wesensgleich, geistesverwandt, sympathisch, gesellig, kongenial, gleichgesinntGerman
  • agradableSpanish
  • miellyttävä, mieluinen, samanhenkinen, mukava, sopivaFinnish
  • agréable, sympathiqueFrench
  • cocheintaghManx
  • 味方のJapanese
  • 맞는Korean
  • passend, geschikt, gelijkgezind, aanverwant, vriendelijkDutch
  • útil, parecido, amigávelPortuguese
  • бли́зкий, дружелю́бный, подходя́щий, ро́дственный, схо́дный, общи́тельный, прия́тный, благоприя́тныйRussian
  • kongenial, lämplig, ägnad, besläktad, sympatiskSwedish
  • پیدائشیUrdu
  • 相投Chinese

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