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Synonyms for congenial
kənˈdʒin yəlcon·ge·nial

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  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 WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. congenialadjective

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

  2. congenialadjective

    Synonyms:
    suited, adapted, agreeable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. congenialadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "congenial":

    pleasant, sympathetic

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#759natural
#4670acceptable
#5538pleasant
#5966alien
#7625delicious
#9031grateful
#11543satisfying
#12582delightful
#13559refreshing
#16921sympathetic
#16939pleasing
#21112kindred
#29420agreeable
#31143pleasurable
#35424consonant
#39017dissimilar
#40362gratifying
#49221antagonistic
#55808disagreeable
#58985congenial
#74271abhorrent
#87624dissonant
#99245concordant
#273499uncongenial

How to use congenial in a sentence?

  1. G. K. Chesterton:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

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

  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.


Translations for congenial

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  • متجانس روحا وطبعاArabic
  • схо́ден, прия́тен, благоприя́тен, подходя́щ, бли́зъкBulgarian
  • přátelskýCzech
  • kongenial, gesellig, sympathisch, geistesverwandt, angebracht, wesensgleich, passend, gleichgesinnt, wesensverwandt, harmonisierend, freundlichGerman
  • agradableSpanish
  • مناسب یا دوستانهPersian
  • samanhenkinen, mieluinen, sopiva, miellyttävä, mukavaFinnish
  • sympathique, agréableFrench
  • cocheintaghManx
  • 味方のJapanese
  • 맞는Korean
  • geschikt, vriendelijk, passend, gelijkgezind, aanverwantDutch
  • amigável, útil, parecidoPortuguese
  • прия́тный, общи́тельный, схо́дный, благоприя́тный, ро́дственный, бли́зкий, подходя́щий, дружелю́бныйRussian
  • besläktad, kongenial, lämplig, ägnad, sympatiskSwedish
  • پیدائشیUrdu
  • 相投Chinese

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