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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Congenial'

Congenial Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    congenial adj
  1. suitable to your needs or similar to your nature; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock [syn: agreeable] [ant: uncongenial]
  2. used of plants; capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted
Congenial Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Congenial \Con*gen"ial\ (?; 106), a. [Pref. con- + genial.]
  1. Partaking of the same nature; allied by natural characteristics; kindred; sympathetic. Congenial souls! whose life one avarice joins. --Pope.
  2. Naturally adapted; suited to the disposition. ``Congenial clime.'' --C. J. Fox. To defame the excellence with which it has no sympathy . . . is its congenial work. --I. Taylor.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Congenial'

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'Congenial' in famous quotation sentence

* Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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Congenial Sample Sentences in News

  • EDITORIAL: Friends as always but no satellites
    It was as predictable as night follows day that Venezuelan supporters in Barbados would follow the script. Everybody is congenial to their prejudices but not everything is black or white. Since our early days of Independence, the principal plank of our foreign policy has been “friends of all and satellites of none”. In this vein, the NATION newspapers reserve Read more on this news related to 'Congenial'
  • Andrew Lansley shows us all how not to succeed in busy-ness
    Watching the leader of the house being needled by Angela Eagle has become one of the week's best spectator sports It's hard to know who would win a 60-metre dash, Andrew Lansley or a sloth. No one's had a spare hour to find out. Lansley is a tortured soul who moves so slowly, it's as if he is hoping time will overtake him and transport him back to Read more on this news related to 'Congenial'
  • ‘Create conducive atmosphere for workers’
    The Institute of Human Resource Practitioners has urged members of the association to adopt more innovative ways to help create a congenial environment for workers. Read more on this news related to 'Congenial'

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