Synonyms of 'genial'
in the sense of kindly
having a warm-hearted and caring nature
He was a stern critic but an extremely kindly man.
in the sense of merry
cheerful and jolly
He was much loved for his merry nature.
in the sense of pleasant
having pleasing manners or appearance
He was most anxious to seem agreeable and pleasant.
in the sense of warm
kindly or affectionate
We were instantly attracted by his warm personality.
in the sense of warm-hearted
kind, affectionate, or sympathetic
a good-natured and warm-hearted woman loved by everyone
Thesaurus for genial from the Collins English Thesaurus