toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

congenial
used in David Copperfield

5 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition agreeable or compatible in a positive way
  • Sang to her, as congenial melody, "Evening Bells".
    Chapters 37-39 (54% in)
  • I had no pleasure in thinking, any more, of the grave old broad-leaved aloe-trees, which remained shut up in themselves a hundred years together, and of the trim smooth grass-plot, and the stone urns, and the Doctor's walk, and the congenial sound of the Cathedral bell hovering above them all.
    Chapters 19-21 (22% in)
  • Meaning nothing but a certain matured frivolity and selfishness, not always inseparable from full-blown years, I think she confirmed him in his fear that he was a constraint upon his young wife, and that there was no congeniality of feeling between them, by so strongly commending his design of lightening the load of her life.
    Chapters 43-45 (61% in)
  • And I have no doubt she did; or that he loved her, however strange it may appear; though, to be sure, they were a congenial couple.
    Chapters 52-54 (34% in)
  • We, being quite prepared for this event, which was of course a proceeding of Uriah Heep's, soon paid the money; and in five minutes more Mr. Micawber was seated at the table, filling up the stamps with an expression of perfect joy, which only that congenial employment, or the making of punch, could impart in full completeness to his shining face.
    Chapters 52-54 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "congenial" in David Copperfield.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Vocabulary.com®Dictionary / synonyms — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®