Definition of genial:
- Belonging to one's genius or natural character; native; natural; inborn.
- Contributing to, and sympathizing with, the enjoyment of life; sympathetically cheerful and cheering; jovial and inspiring joy or happiness; exciting pleasure and sympathy; enlivening; kindly; as, she was of a cheerful and genial disposition.
- Contributing to, or concerned in, propagation or production; generative; procreative; productive.
- Denoting or marked with genius; belonging to the higher nature.
- Of or pertaining to the mind; intellectual; as, mental faculties; mental operations, conditions, or exercise.
- Same as Genian.
hail-fellow, good-tempered, collegial, temperate, comfortable, affable, palsy, satisfactory, benignant, satisfied, attitude, commodious, benign, good, good-natured, convenient, cheering, bonhomous, amiable, balmy, hail-fellow-well-met, matey, fair, kind, well-provided, nice, snug, well-disposed, well-off, chummy, at ease, friendly, contented, mellow, comradely, at rest, well-to-do, equable, cordial, mental, good-humored, palsy-walsy, good-humoured, buddy-buddy.
- cheerful (part of speech: adjective)
- mild (part of speech: adjective)
- sociable (part of speech: adjective)
- friendly (part of speech: adjective)
" My dear Bunny, I am not always a very genial man," he answered; " but when you let me have a key of your rooms I could not very well refuse you one of mine, although I picked your pocket of it in the end.- "A Thief in the Night", E. W. Hornung.
- "A Day Of Fate", E. P. Roe.
- "The Crisis, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009.