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Churlish vs. Genial

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Churlishadjective

Of or pertaining to a serf, peasant, or rustic.

Genialadjective

Friendly and cheerful.

Churlishadjective

Rude, surly, ungracious.

Genialadjective

(especially of weather) Pleasantly mild and warm.

Churlishadjective

Stingy or grudging.

Genialadjective

Marked by genius.

Churlishadjective

(of soil) Difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable.

Genialadjective

(archaic) Contributing to, or concerned in, propagation or production; generative; procreative; productive.

Churlishadjective

Like a churl; rude; cross-grained; ungracious; surly; illiberal; niggardly.

‘Half mankind maintain a churlish strife.’;

Genialadjective

(obsolete) Belonging to one's genius or natural character; native; natural; inborn.

Churlishadjective

Wanting pliancy; unmanageable; unyielding; not easily wrought; as, a churlish soil; the churlish and intractable nature of some minerals.

Genialadjective

(anatomy) Relating to the chin; genian.

Churlishadjective

rude and boorish

Genialadjective

Same as Genian.

Churlishadjective

having a bad disposition; surly;

‘churlish as a bear’;

Genialadjective

Contributing to, or concerned in, propagation or production; generative; procreative; productive.

‘Creator Venus, genial power of love.’;

Genialadjective

Contributing to, and sympathizing with, the enjoyment of life; sympathetically cheerful and cheering; jovial and inspiring joy or happiness; exciting pleasure and sympathy; enlivening; kindly; as, she was of a cheerful and genial disposition.

‘So much I feel my genial spirits droop.’;

Genialadjective

Belonging to one's genius or natural character; native; natural; inborn.

‘Natural incapacity and genial indisposition.’;

Genialadjective

Denoting or marked with genius; belonging to the higher nature.

‘Men of genius have often attached the highest value to their less genial works.’;

Genialadjective

diffusing warmth and friendliness;

‘an affable smile’; ‘an amiable gathering’; ‘cordial relations’; ‘a cordial greeting’; ‘a genial host’;

Genialadjective

of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw

Genialadjective

conducive to comfort; beneficial;

‘the genial sunshine’; ‘a kind climate’; ‘hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet’;

Genial

Genial (Latin Genialis or Genealis) was the Duke of Gascony (Vasconia) in the early seventh century. He is mentioned in the Chronicle of Fredegar.

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