AskDefine | Define congeniality

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1 compatibility between persons [syn: congenialness]
2 a congenial disposition [ant: uncongeniality]

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  1. The quality of being congenial. The state of being agreeable or of having similar tastes.
    Mandy was known for her congeniality; she could easily fit in to virtually any group of people and have a good time.

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accord, accordance, affability, affinity, agape, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement, amenity, amiability, amiableness, amicability, amicableness, amity, assent, bliss, blissfulness, bonds of harmony, brotherly love, caritas, cement of friendship, charity, chorus, civility, clubbability, clubbishness, clubbism, coherence, coincidence, communicativeness, communion, community, community of interests, companionability, compatibility, complaisance, concert, concord, concordance, conformance, conformation, conformity, congeneracy, congruence, congruency, congruity, connateness, connaturality, connaturalness, connature, consistency, consonance, consort, cooperation, cordiality, correspondence, courtesy, empathy, enjoyableness, equivalence, esprit, esprit de corps, familiarity, family favor, family likeness, feeling of identity, felicitousness, fellow feeling, fellowship, fondness for society, frictionlessness, friendliness, friendship, generic resemblance, geniality, good vibes, good vibrations, goodliness, goodness, graciousness, gregariousness, happy family, harmoniousness, harmony, hospitality, identity, intersection, intimacy, kindness, kinship, like-mindedness, love, mellifluousness, mellowness, mutuality, neighborlikeness, neighborliness, niceness, oneness, overlap, parallelism, peace, peaceableness, pleasance, pleasantness, pleasantry, pleasingness, pleasurability, pleasurableness, pleasure, pleasurefulness, rapport, rapprochement, reciprocity, self-consistency, sharing, sociability, sociableness, social grace, sociality, solidarity, sweetness, symmetry, sympathy, symphony, sync, synchronism, tally, team spirit, timing, understanding, unhostility, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, unity, urbanity, welcomeness, well-affectedness
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