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synonyms for cordial

  • affectionate
  • amicable
  • cheerful
  • congenial
  • cozy
  • earnest
  • gracious
  • heartfelt
  • hearty
  • jovial
  • neighborly
  • polite
  • sincere
  • sympathetic
  • warm
  • warmhearted
  • welcoming
  • glowing
  • heart-to-heart
  • social
  • tender
  • affable
  • agreeable
  • buddy-buddy
  • clubby
  • companionable
  • convivial
  • genial
  • happy
  • invigorating
  • mellow
  • palsy-walsy
  • red-carpet
  • responsive
  • wholehearted
See also synonyms for: cordially / cordialness / uncordial

antonyms for cordial

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  • cold
  • cool
  • disagreeable
  • insincere
  • rude
  • sad
  • uncaring
  • unconcerned
  • unenthusiastic
  • unfeeling
  • unfriendly
  • unhappy
  • unkind
  • unsociable
  • unsympathetic
  • aloof
  • hostile
  • indifferent
  • inhospitable
  • uncordial
  • unpleasant
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How to use cordial in a sentence

You may recall the Great Drinking Vinegar Renaissance of the 2010s, when Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker riffed on Southeast Asia’s drinking vinegar tradition and American shrubs to create the Som cordial that captivated much of the food world.
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This is the first I have heard of such complaints, and our pre-coronavirus family get-togethers were always cordial.
MISS MANNERS: RELATIVE LETS OUT LONG-HELD GRUDGESJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If it was a married couple, he would be cordial and friendly, he used the liking principle, speaking to both people.
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They are all now adults, and we have very cordial relationships.
MISS MANNERS: HOW INCLUSIVE SHOULD I BE IN MY OBIT?JUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The interactions are often cordial — she often strikes up conversation with patients about their tattoos — but necessarily brief.
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The wine is off-dry, but balanced, with flavors of cherry cordial, marzipan and raspberries, dusted with baking spice.
THIS SAUVIGNON BLANC TASTES LIKE A SPLURGE, BUT DOESN’T COST LIKE ONEDAVE MCINTYREJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Everyone prepares for a cordial and informative confirmation process.
DAVE BARRY’S YEAR IN REVIEW 2020DAVE BARRYDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The relations between country bank officials and the officials of this bank have been most cordial.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Tressan advanced to meet him, a smile of cordial welcome on his lips, and they bowed to each other in formal greeting.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He put out his hand in the most cordial and friendly way, and greeted me with the most winning smile in the world.
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WORDS RELATED TO CORDIAL

  • 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.