con·ge·nial /kənˈʤiniəl, ˈʤinjəl/
1. Partaking of the same nature; allied by natural characteristics; kindred; sympathetic.
Congenial souls! whose life one avarice joins. --Pope.
two congenial spirits united . . . by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues --T. L. Peacock
2. Naturally adapted; suited to the disposition; as, a congenial atmosphere to work in. “Congenial clime.”
To defame the excellence with which it has no sympathy . . . is its congenial work. --I. Taylor.
adj 1: suitable to your needs or similar to your nature; "a
congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial
spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal
virtues"- T.L.Peacock [syn: agreeable] [ant: uncongenial]
2: used of plants; capable of cross-fertilization or of being