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Wordnet 3.0


1. suitable to your needs;
- Example: "a congenial atmosphere to work in"
- Example: "two congenial spirits mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock

2. (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Congenial \Con*gen"ial\ (?; 106), a. [Pref. con- + genial.] 1. Partaking of the same nature; allied by natural characteristics; kindred; sympathetic. [1913 Webster] Congenial souls! whose life one avarice joins. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 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." --C. J. Fox. [1913 Webster] To defame the excellence with which it has no sympathy . . . is its congenial work. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted; -- used of plants. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

congenial adj 1: suitable to your needs; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock [ant: incompatible, uncongenial] 2: (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

162 Moby Thesaurus words for "congenial": accordant, affable, affinitive, affirmative, agnate, agreeable, agreeing, akin, allied, amiable, amicable, answerable, appertaining, associative, at one, attuned, blissful, brotherly, cheerful, civil, clubbable, clubbish, clubby, coexistent, coexisting, cognate, coherent, coincident, coinciding, commensurate, communicative, companionable, companionate, comparable, comparative, compatible, complaisant, concordant, concurring, conformable, congeneric, congenerous, congruent, congruous, connate, connatural, connected, connective, consentaneous, consentient, consistent, consonant, conspecific, cooperating, cooperative, cordial, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, courteous, desirable, dulcet, empathetic, empathic, en rapport, enate, enjoyable, equivalent, fair, fair and pleasant, favorable, felicific, felicitous, fine, fit for society, fond of society, fraternal, frictionless, friendlike, friendly, genial, good, goodly, gracious, grateful, gratifying, gregarious, harmonious, heart-warming, honeyed, hospitable, in accord, in agreement, in concert, in rapport, in sync, in synchronization, in tune, inaccordance, inharmony, kind, likable, like-minded, linking, mellifluous, mellow, neighborlike, neighborly, nice, of a piece, of like mind, of one mind, on all fours, peaceable, peaceful, pertaining, pertinent, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, positive, proportionable, proportional, proportionate, reconcilable, referable, referring, relating, relational, relative, responsibilities, rewarding, satisfying, self-consistent, simpatico, sisterly, sociable, social, social-minded, sweet, symbiotic, sympathetic, sympathique, synchronized, synchronous, together, unanimous, understanding, unhostile, uniform, unisonant, unisonous, united, urbane, welcome, well-affected, well-disposed, well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant