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Synonyms for cordial
ˈkɔr dʒəl; esp. Brit. -di əlcor·dial

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. cordialadjective

    Said of someone radiating warmth and friendliness; genial.

    Synonyms:
    amiable, affable

  2. cordialadjective

    Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.

    Synonyms:
    cheer, invigorating

  3. cordialnoun

    A candy (or bonbon) usually made of milk chocolate, filled with small fruits (often maraschino cherries) and syrup or fondant.

    Synonyms:
    heartfelt

English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes

  1. cordial

    Friendly, as said of persons, signifies having the disposition of a friend; as said of acts, it signifies befitting or worthy of a friend. The adjective friendly does not reach the full significance of the nouns "friend" and "friendship;" one may be friendly to those who are not his friends, and to be in friendly relations often signifies little more than not to be hostile. In its application to persons, accessible is used of public and eminent persons, who might, if disposed, hold themselves at a distance from others. Companionable and sociable refer to manner and behavior, cordial and genial express genuine kindliness of heart. We speak of a cordial greeting, a favorable reception, a neighborly call, a sociable visitor, an amicable settlement, a kind interest, a friendly regard, a hearty welcome. The Saxon friendly is stronger than the Latin amicable; the amicable may be merely formal; the friendly is from the heart. Fond is commonly applied to an affection that becomes, or at least appears, excessive. Affectionate, devoted, and tender are almost always used in a high and good sense; as, an affectionate son; a devoted friend; "the tender mercy of our God," Luke i, 78. Compare FRIENDSHIP.

    Synonyms:
    accessible, affable, affectionate, amicable, brotherly, companionable, complaisant, favorable, fond, friendly, genial, hearty, kind, kindly, loving, neighborly, sociable, social, tender, well-disposed

    Antonyms:
    adverse, alienated, antagonistic, bellicose, belligerent, cold, contentious, disaffected, distant, estranged, frigid, hostile, ill-disposed, indifferent, inimical, unfriendly, unkind, warlike

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cordial

    Synonyms:
    warm, earnest, sincere, reviving, invigorating, affectionate, hearty

    Antonyms:
    cold, distant, formal, ceremonious

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. liqueur, cordialadjective

    strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal

    Synonyms:
    liqueur

    Antonyms:
    insincere, unfriendly, cool

  2. affable, amiable, cordial, genialadjective

    diffusing warmth and friendliness

    "an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"

    Synonyms:
    good-humored, good-humoured, kind, amiable, affable, mental, genial

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly, cool, insincere

  3. cordialadjective

    politely warm and friendly

    "a cordial handshake"

    Synonyms:
    genial, affable, amiable

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly, insincere, cool

  4. cordialadjective

    sincerely or intensely felt

    "a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort"; "a cordial abhorrence of waste"

    Synonyms:
    genial, affable, amiable

    Antonyms:
    cool, unfriendly, insincere

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cordialadjective

    Synonyms:
    hearty, warm, ardent, affectionate, earnest, sincere, heartfelt

  2. cordialadjective

    Synonyms:
    grateful, pleasant, refreshing, invigorating, restorative

  3. cordialnoun

    Synonyms:
    stomachic, stomachal, stimulating medicine

  4. cordialnoun

    Synonyms:
    liqueur, aromatized spirit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cordialadjective

    Synonyms:
    hearty, sincere, affectionate, strengthening, invigorating, cheering

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "cordial":

    friendly, warm, sincere, heartfelt, amicable, gracious, amiable

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How to use cordial in a sentence?

  1. Bryan Bishop:

    It was less than cordial, because there were a lot of concerns there, but I tried very hard to explain to them that this is not a splinter group, that we are veterans and happen to be gay.

  2. Mahbouba Seraj:

    Yes, they were listening. I should say that, we gave them a paper. We asked them what we wanted. They took it. They were very, very cordial about it.

  3. Judd Deere:

    The conversation was cordial, the president reiterated his commitment for his administration to continue work on these issues.

  4. Ro Khanna:

    I have always had a cordial relationship with Sen. Manchin and just wanted to keep the dialogue open so he doesn't feel in any way disrespected, so he knows there is an exchange of ideas. And I think that will make it marginally easier for the White House to build consensus.

  5. Auguste Rodin:

    The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms, Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.


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