Synonyms of 'genial'
in the sense of cheerful
having a happy disposition
They are both very cheerful in spite of their circumstances.
in the sense of cheery
He is loved by everyone for his cheery disposition and sense of humour.
in the sense of congenial
friendly, pleasant, or agreeable
The food at the party was excellent, and the company congenial.
in the sense of convivial
sociable or lively
Enjoy simple but satisfying food in the bistro's convivial atmosphere.
in the sense of cordial
warm and friendly
I had never known him to be so chatty and cordial.
in the sense of good-natured
tolerant and kindly
She was good-natured about it, and didn't make a fuss.
in the sense of hearty
warm, friendly, and enthusiastic
He was a hearty, bluff, athletic sort of guy.
in the sense of jolly
involving a lot of fun
She was a jolly, kindhearted woman.
in the sense of jovial
happy and cheerful
Father Whittaker appeared to be in a jovial mood.
in the sense of kind
considerate, friendly, and helpful
He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
Thesaurus for genial from the Collins English Thesaurus