Genial

Definition of Genial

Gen´ial
a.1.(Anat.) Same as Genian.
1.Contributing to, or concerned in, propagation or production; generative; procreative; productive.
Creator Venus, genial power of love.
- Dryden.
2.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.
- Milton.
3.Belonging to one's genius or natural character; native; natural; inborn.
Natural incapacity and genial indisposition.
- Sir T. Browne.
4.Denoting or marked with genius; belonging to the higher nature.
Men of genius have often attached the highest value to their less genial works.
- Hare.
Genial gods
(Pagan Mythol.) the powers supposed to preside over marriage and generation.

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