[kuh n-jeen-yuh l] /kənˈdʒin yəl/

agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or character:
congenial surroundings.
suited or adapted in spirit, feeling, temper, etc.; compatible:
a congenial couple.
/kənˈdʒiːnjəl; -nɪəl/
friendly, pleasant, or agreeable: a congenial atmosphere to work in
having a similar disposition, tastes, etc; compatible; sympathetic

1620s, “kindred, sympathetic,” from Latin com- “together” (see com-) + genialis “of birth,” thus, “kindred” (see genus). Sense of “agreeable” is first recorded 1711. Related: Congeniality.


Read Also:

  • Congenic

    /kənˈdʒɛnɪk/ adjective 1. (genetics) (of inbred animal cells) genetically identical except for a single gene locus

  • Congenital

    [kuh n-jen-i-tl] /kənˈdʒɛn ɪ tl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a condition present at birth, whether inherited or caused by the environment, especially the uterine environment. 2. having by nature a specified character: a congenital fool. /kənˈdʒɛnɪtəl/ adjective 1. denoting or relating to any nonhereditary condition, esp an abnormal condition, existing at birth: congenital […]

  • Congenital afibrinogenemia

    congenital afibrinogenemia n. A hereditary disorder of blood coagulation in which little or no fibrinogen is present in the plasma.

  • Congenital alopecia

    congenital alopecia n. A congenital condition in which all hair is absent.

Disclaimer: Congenially definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.