congenial congenial  /kən ˈdʒin jəl/


  1. (adj) suitable to your needs
  2. (adj) (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted

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  • A congenial atmosphere for studies does not exist in this college owing to the influence of politics and politicking.


  1. Hollywood Park: Autrey set to spend summer in California

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. – A win by Congenial on Thursday at Betfair Hollywood Park would be the first West Coast win in nearly six years for Midwest trainer Cody Autrey.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Brad Paisley's engaging the mainstream country audience like no other contemporary performer

    Something to Talk About by Jewly Hight Brad Paisley, undeniably intelligent, unfailingly congenial, culturally ambitious ambassador of country music, will once again aim to please the crowd Sunday night with his umpteenth… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Nashville Scene

  3. Community spirit is alive and well in Waynedale

    The friendly, congenial community of Waynedale on Fort Wayne's south/southwest side completed its fifth annual Taste of Waynedale in March and celebrated its next big event, the annual Memorial Day parade, in May.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel


  1. "And for me to say something that is going to put their careers or freedom at risk simply because I want to be congenial - I don't think it would be responsible of me to do that," Mukasey said.
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Michael Mukasey Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. White House press secretary Dana Perino described the mood over dinner as "warm, congenial, very comfortable, easygoing."
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We have agreed not to participate in the election because the country's interim government in charge of holding a free and fair election has failed to create a congenial election atmosphere," Hasina, chief of the Awami League, told a news...
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: Sheikh Hasina Source: Reuters

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