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Synonyms for genial
ˈdʒin yəl, ˈdʒi ni əlge·nial

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.5 / 2 votes

  1. genial

    A person is comfortable in mind when contented and measurably satisfied. A little additional brightness makes him cheerful. He is comfortable in body when free from pain, quiet, at ease, at rest. He is comfortable in circumstances, or in comfortable circumstances, when things about him are generally agreeable and satisfactory, usually with the suggestion of sufficient means to secure that result.

    Synonyms:
    agreeable, at ease, at rest, cheerful, cheery, comfortable, commodious, contented, convenient, pleasant, satisfactory, satisfied, snug, well-off, well-provided, well-to-do

    Antonyms:
    cheerless, disagreeable, discontented, dissatisfied, distressed, dreary, forlorn, miserable, uncomfortable, wretched

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. genial

    Synonyms:
    warm, cordial, balmy, cheering, merry, festive, joyous, nearly, revivifying, restorative

    Antonyms:
    cold, cutting, harsh, deleterious, noxious, deadly, blighting, destructive, ungenial, lethal

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. 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, cordial, kind, amiable, affable, mental

    Antonyms:
    inhospitable, unfriendly

  2. genial, mentaladjective

    of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw

    Synonyms:
    kind, mental, cordial, affable, amiable

    Antonyms:
    inhospitable, unfriendly

  3. kind, genialadjective

    agreeable, conducive to comfort

    "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"; "the genial sunshine";"hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"

    Synonyms:
    kind, tolerant, mental, cordial, affable, amiable

    Antonyms:
    inhospitable, unfriendly

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. genialadjective

    Synonyms:
    fostering, cheering, enlivening, inspiriting, encouraging

  2. genialadjective

    Synonyms:
    cordial, hearty

  3. genialadjective

    Synonyms:
    cheerful, pleasant, merry, mirthful, jovial

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. genialadjective

    Synonyms:
    generative, procreative, cheerful, pleasant, agreeable, cordial, friendly, hearty

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How to use genial in a sentence?

  1. Washington Irving:

    Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.

  2. Brooks Atkinson:

    The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.

  3. Basil W. Maturin:

    I believe there are few whose view of life has not been affected by the stern or kindly influences of their early childhood, which threw them in upon themselves in timidity and reserve, or drew them out in genial confidence and sympathy with their fellow creatures.

  4. Le Nechet:

    Really good cocktails, really good music, really good ambiance, génial.


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