genialness

[ jeen-yuhl, jee-nee-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF genialness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GENIALNESS

See how the woods form an amphitheatre about it, and it is an arena for all the genialness of nature.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "pertaining to marriage," from Latin genialis "pleasant, festive," literally "pertaining to marriage rites," from genius "guardian spirit" (see genius). Originally used in the Latin literal sense; meaning "cheerful, friendly" first recorded 1746. Related: Genially.

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