Pronunciation: ( jēn'yul, jē'nē-ul), [key]
1. warmly and pleasantly cheerful; cordial: a genial disposition; a genial host.
2. favorable for life, growth, or comfort; pleasantly warm; comfortably mild: the genial climate of Hawaii.
3. characterized by genius.
Pronunciation: ( ju-nī'ul), [key]
—adj. Anat., Zool.
of or pertaining to the chin.
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