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Definition of Congenial


  1. Partaking of the same nature; allied by natural characteristics; kindred; sympathetic.
  2. Naturally adapted; suited to the disposition.

Congenial Quotations

The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character.
Emma Goldman

I don't have a problem with delegation. I love to delegate. I am either lazy enough, or busy enough, or trusting enough, or congenial enough, that the notion leaving tasks in someone else's lap doesn't just sound wise to me, it sounds attractive.
John Ortberg

What could an unsanctified man do in Heaven, if by any chance he got there? Let that question be fairly looked in the face and fairly answered. No man can possibly be happy in a place where he is not in his element and where all around him is not congenial to his tastes, habits and character.
J. C. Ryle

The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony.
V. S. Pritchett

We have the hardest working people in the world, the most adaptable and the most congenial to employ.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
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Congenial Translations

congenial in German is geistesverwandt
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