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Word of the Day 06/30/20 Genial

Genial (adjective)
gen·ial [jeen-yuhl, jee-nee-uhl]
(previously 06-14-13)

adjective
1. warmly and pleasantly cheerful; cordial: a genial disposition; a genial host.
2. favorable for life, growth, or comfort; pleasantly warm; comfortably mild: the genial climate of Hawaii.
3. characterized by genius.

OTHER WORDS FROM GENIAL
gen·ial·ly, adverb
ge·ni·al·i·ty [jee-nee-al-i-tee] , gen·ial·ness, noun
o·ver·ge·ni·al·i·ty, noun

SYNONYMS FOR GENIAL
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1. friendly, hearty, pleasant, agreeable.

Origin: 1560–70; < Latin genialis festive, jovial, pleasant, equivalent to geni ( us ) tutelary deity, the spirit of social enjoyment + -alis -al
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Genial (adjective)
ge·ni·al [juh-nahy-uhl]


adjective
Anatomy, Zoology. of or pertaining to the chin.

Origin: 1825–35; < Greek génei ( on ) chin, derivative of gén ( ys ) jaw (compare Latin gena ) + -al

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