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Genial vs. Amiable

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Genialadjective

Friendly and cheerful.

Amiableadjective

Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious

‘an amiable temper’; ‘amiable ideas’;

Genialadjective

(especially of weather) Pleasantly mild and warm.

Amiableadjective

Of a pleasant and likeable nature; kind-hearted; easy to like

‘an amiable person’;

Genialadjective

Marked by genius.

Amiableadjective

Lovable; lovely; pleasing.

‘So amiable a prospect.’;

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Genialadjective

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

Amiableadjective

Friendly; kindly; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.

Genialadjective

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

Amiableadjective

Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper, kind-heartedness, etc., which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable woman.

Genialadjective

(anatomy) Relating to the chin; genian.

Amiableadjective

Done out of love.

‘Lay an amiable siege to the honesty of this Ford's wife.’;

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Genialadjective

Same as Genian.

Amiableadjective

disposed to please;

‘an amiable villain with a cocky sidelong grin’;

Genialadjective

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

‘Creator Venus, genial power of love.’;

Amiableadjective

diffusing warmth and friendliness;

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

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.’;

Amiableadjective

having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner

‘the amiable young man greeted me enthusiastically’;

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Genialadjective

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

‘Natural incapacity and genial indisposition.’;

Amiable

Amiable (1891–1915) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1894 Epsom Oaks and 1,000 Guineas Stakes despite having severe stringhalt in both hind limbs. Amiable raced until she was three years old, retiring in 1895 to the Duke of Portland's Welbeck Stud.

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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