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synonyms for congenial

  • affable
  • agreeable
  • convivial
  • cordial
  • favorable
  • genial
  • gracious
  • harmonious
  • jovial
  • mellow
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • sociable
  • sympathetic
  • adapted
  • amical
  • clubby
  • companionable
  • compatible
  • complaisant
  • congruous
  • consistent
  • consonant
  • conversable
  • cooperative
  • delightful
  • fit
  • good-humored
  • happy
  • kindly
  • kindred
  • like-minded
  • regular fellow
  • right neighborly
  • social
  • suitable
  • well-suited
See also synonyms for: congeniality / congenialness / uncongenial

antonyms for congenial

MOST RELEVANT
  • aloof
  • cold
  • cool
  • disagreeable
  • discordant
  • harsh
  • hateful
  • mean
  • nasty
  • unfriendly
  • unhappy
  • unkind
  • unpleasant
  • unsociable
  • ill-suited
  • incompatible
  • uncongenial
  • unsympathetic
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How to use congenial in a sentence

This is a judicial choice to identify a set of congenial values and insist that they are inscribed in our highest law.
THE SUPREME COURT IS DOOMING AMERICA TO REPEAT HISTORYKERMIT ROOSEVELT IIIJULY 5, 2022TIME
Last year’s upfront negotiations between TV networks and advertisers and their agencies were relatively congenial.
‘AN ANOMALY YEAR’: IN THIS YEAR’S TV UPFRONT MARKET, AGENCY EXECUTIVES EXPECT A RETURN TO BUSINESS AS USUALTIM PETERSONMAY 10, 2021DIGIDAY
Anderson runs the bar with “the same industrious, inventive and congenial spirit” as the founders of the town of Clements, the site says.
BAR OWNER CHARGED WITH SELLING FAKE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE CARDS IN ONE OF THE FIRST CASES OF ITS KINDREIS THEBAULTMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s logical to expect the Taliban to push as far as they can from a position of strength and, if they succeed, to expect a geographical and societal milieu more congenial to terrorists whether the Taliban wishes it or not.
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY REALITY OF AFGHANISTANTRACY MORANAPRIL 28, 2021OZY
This other by what seems a congenial activity, fascinating as a game of chess, acquires uncounted millions.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The Marshal found himself in the congenial position of absolute ruler of the richest provinces of Spain.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
There he might yet live among men of his own race and degree, and of congenial beliefs and occupations.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The Austrian campaign of 1809 called him from these congenial labours to the even more congenial operations of war.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
She, however, determined that no earthly power should induce her to marry him, unless she found in him a congenial spirit.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The soul, instinctively appreciative of beauty, will under the most adverse circumstances, evoke congenial visions.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO CONGENIAL

  • amiable
  • amicable
  • approachable
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • breezy
  • civil
  • clubby
  • congenial
  • cordial
  • courteous
  • genial
  • gentle
  • good-humored
  • good-natured
  • gracious
  • kindly
  • mild
  • nice
  • obliging
  • pleasant
  • polite
  • sociable
  • urbane
  • warm
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.