congenial | congeniality

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

pleasant and friendly

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congenial - friendly

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‘Congenial’ can be used to refer to either a person or situation that is agreeable or suited to one’s nature, tastes, or outlook. If somebody describes you as being congenial, it means that they consider you to be easy to get along with.

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Synonyms cordial,companionable
Antonyms hostile,incompatible

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  1. The meeting was very amicable. There was a congenial atmosphere from the start.

  2. I can only take one friend on the trip with me, so I’m going to choose the most congenial.

  3. She does her best to ensure that her workplace environment is one of mutual respect and congeniality.

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