Complete Definition of "congenial"

English
Adjective
congenial

  1. having the same or very similar nature, personality, tastes, habits or interests
  2. friendly or sociable

#:The congenial bartender makes the Hogâs Head an inviting place to hang out during the weekends.

  1. suitable to one's needs

#* 1961: J. A. Philip. Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato. In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 453--468.
#*: ''What was it that made this notion of mimesis, in spite of its inherent difficulties that only the dialectical method enables him to avoid, seem so useful and congenial to Plato?

Translations
trans-top|have the same nature
German: kongenial (1)
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Portuguese: t+|pt|parecido|m
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trans-top|friendly
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Portuguese: t|pt|amigável
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trans-top|suitable to one's needs
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Portuguese: t+|pt|útil
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Icelandic: viðkunnanlegur m, viðkunnanleg f, viðkunnanlegt n

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