Definition of congenial in English:

congenial

Syllabification: con·gen·ial
Pronunciation: /kənˈjēnyəl
 
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adjective

Derivatives

congeniality

Pronunciation: /-ˌjēnēˈalitē/
noun
More example sentences
  • It's a very thought-provoking activity and breeds congeniality.
  • It is important for parents to cultivate an enlightened and tender congeniality about such matters, otherwise they risk transferring unhealthy attitudes to their children.
  • By adding in some component of intelligence or false congeniality, the interview steers you away from understanding the contest for what it really is - a valuation of the female body.

congenially

adverb
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  • The producer in charge of the audio recording kept complaining (in the nicest possible way) that we were slowing down - which was kind-of inevitable with our conductor, who has been known to congenially protract verses in the past.
  • Do you have the impression that business journalists are still dependent, perhaps overly dependent, on analysts and experts who often turn out to be wrong and congenially bullish about corporations and stocks?
  • One signal that a new volume of American poetry resonates congenially, from the first poem to the stanza just short of the obligatory blank white pages, is that no one poem insists itself as the signature work.

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