Congenial – Friendly and pleasant. agreeable or compatible
To remember the definition of the word congenial, use the following mnemonic:
The con knows the genie will (congenial) bring friends and pleasant things with his three wishes.
Examples of congenial in a sentence.
Mark is a congenial host who always makes everyone feel welcome.
While Hank pretends to be congenial in public, in private he is an unpleasant man.
Even when overworked, police officers are expected to be congenial with the citizens of their communities.