Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being congenial.
  • noun Correspondence; suitableness; agreeableness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being congenial; natural affinity; adaptation; suitableness.
  • noun Compatibility between persons.
  • noun The personality trait of being friendly to a conspicuous degree.
  • noun The personality trait of being likable or pleasant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being congenial; the state of being agreeable or of having similar tastes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a congenial disposition
  • noun compatibility between persons

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Examples

  • Yes, Snow's congeniality is a pleasant change from Scott McClellan's robotic droning.

    May 2006

  • No one has ever suggested that the President of the National Chamber should win congeniality awards on Parliament Hill.

    Towards a New Business—Government Understanding in Canada

  • What they call congeniality of tastes ain't always it.

    Options

  • What's behind Mr. Bloomberg's sudden burst of third-term congeniality?

    Queens Crap

  • What's behind Mr. Bloomberg's sudden burst of third-term congeniality?

    Queens Crap

  • Considerations of wealth and position are permitted to influence your selections rather than the idea of congeniality and adaptability.

    Strange Visitors

  • MASON: Well, I think this kind of congeniality and ease and sweetness and softness, most people get involved in the competitive nature of this kind of business and there is a turbulent intensity in most people.

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2005

  • MASON: Well, I think that this kind of congeniality and ease and sweetness and softness.

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2005

  • MASON: Well, I think this kind of congeniality and ease and sweetness and softness, most people get involved in the competitive nature in this kind of business and there is a turbulent intensity in most people.

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2005

  • Nevertheless, there is a kind of congeniality in Filipinos, and it's not only the president.

    In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines

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