Synonyms for (adjective) genial

Synonyms: genial, cordial, affable, amiable

Definition: diffusing warmth and friendliness

Usage: an affable smile; an amiable gathering; cordial relations; a cordial greeting; a genial host

Similar words: friendly

Definition: characteristic of or befitting a friend

Usage: friendly advice; a friendly neighborhood; the only friendly person here; a friendly host and hostess


Synonyms: kind, genial

Definition: agreeable, conducive to comfort

Usage: a dry climate kind to asthmatics; the genial sunshine; hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet

Similar words: hospitable

Definition: favorable to life and growth

Usage: soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth; a hospitable environment