Need another word that means the same as “congenial”? Find 23 synonyms and 30 related words for “congenial” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Congenial” are: like-minded, compatible, kindred, well suited, easy to get along with, pleasant, pleasing, agreeable, enjoyable, pleasurable, nice, appealing, engaging, satisfying, gratifying, fine, charming, delightful, relaxing, snug, welcome, welcoming, hospitable
Congenial as an Adjective
Definitions of "Congenial" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “congenial” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Suitable to your needs.
- Capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted.
- (of a person) pleasing or liked on account of having qualities or interests that are similar to one's own.
- (of a thing) pleasant or agreeable because suited to one's taste or inclination.
- (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted.
- Suitable to your needs- T.L.Peacock.
Synonyms of "Congenial" as an adjective (23 Words)
|agreeable||Prepared to agree or consent.|
A cheerful and agreeable companion.
|appealing||(of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings.|
An appealing sense of humor.
|charming||Possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers- Shakespeare.|
Endowed with charming manners.
|compatible||Able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination.|
Her deeds were compatible with her ideology.
|delightful||Greatly pleasing or entertaining.|
A delightful secluded garden.
|easy to get along with||Having little impact.|
|engaging||Charming and attractive.|
An engaging frankness.
|enjoyable||Affording satisfaction or pleasure.|
The company was enjoyable.
|fine||Characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment.|
Batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave.
|gratifying||Affording satisfaction or pleasure.|
Found her praise gratifying.
|hospitable||Friendly and welcoming to visitors or guests.|
One of the least hospitable places in North America.
|kindred||Related by blood or marriage.|
|like-minded||Of the same turn of mind.|
|nice||Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance.|
|pleasant||(of a person or their manner) friendly and considerate; likeable.|
|pleasing||Pleasant or agreeable to the senses.|
A pleasing aroma.
|relaxing||Affording physical or mental rest.|
A relaxing massage with aromatherapy oils.
|satisfying||Providing abundant nourishment.|
These are very satisfying books.
|snug||(of an income or employment) allowing one to live in comfort and comparative ease.|
A snug house.
|welcome||Very pleasing because much needed or desired.|
A welcome relief.
The cast and crew were very welcoming.
|well suited||In good health especially after having suffered illness or injury.|
Usage Examples of "Congenial" as an adjective
- His need for some congenial company.
- Two congenial spirits united…by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues.
- He went back to a climate more congenial to his cold stony soul.
- A congenial atmosphere to work in.
Associations of "Congenial" (30 Words)
|affable||Friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.|
An affable and agreeable companion.
|amiable||Diffusing warmth and friendliness.|
The amiable young man greeted me enthusiastically.
|amicability||Having a disposition characterized by warmth and friendliness.|
|amicable||Characterized by friendliness and absence of discord.|
An amicable agreement.
|amity||A state of friendship and cordiality.|
The presence of French troops in Scotland had produced hostility rather than amity.
|benign||Gentle and kindly.|
|coincident||In agreement or harmony.|
The stake of defence attorneys is not always coincident with that of their clients.
|compatible||Capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction.|
A compatible married couple.
|congruent||Corresponding in character or kind.|
The rules may not be congruent with the requirements of the law.
|congruous||Suitable or appropriate together.|
This explanation is congruous with earlier observations.
|cordial||Diffusing warmth and friendliness.|
A cordial regard for his visitor s comfort.
|courteous||Characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners.|
A courteous young man.
|favorable||Encouraging or approving or pleasing.|
A favorable time to ask for a raise.
|friendly||(of a game or match) not forming part of a serious competition.|
A consumer friendly policy.
Diners certainly cannot complain about the generosity of portions.
|genial||Diffusing warmth and friendliness.|
A genial host.
|goodness||That which is pleasing or valuable or useful.|
A belief in the basic goodness of mankind.
|goodwill||Friendly, helpful, or cooperative feelings or attitude.|
A goodwill gesture.
|harmonious||Tuneful; not discordant.|
|identical||(of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum.|
The passage on the second floor was identical to the one below.
|kindly||Pleasant and agreeable.|
Never mind she said kindly.
|kindness||The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.|
He thanked them for their kindness and support.
|melodious||Relating to or characterized by melody.|
He heard a fruity melodious voice.
|nice||Not good; unpleasant.|
What a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty.
|obliging||Willing to do a service or kindness; helpful.|
It s very obliging of him.
|pleasant||(of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior.|
A very pleasant evening.
|pleasing||Satisfying or appealing.|
A pleasing aroma.
|sociable||An open carriage with facing side seats.|
A sociable gathering.
|suitable||Worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse.|
A tractor suitable or fit for heavy duty.
|sympathetic||Relating to or denoting the part of the autonomic nervous system consisting of nerves arising from ganglia near the middle part of the spinal cord supplying the internal organs blood vessels and glands and balancing the action of the parasympathetic nerves.|
A sympathetic gesture.