Webster 1913 Edition
genialis: cf. OF.
Contributing to, or concerned in, propagation or production; generative; procreative; productive.“The genial bed.”
genialpower of love.
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.
So much I feel my
Belonging to one’s genius or natural character; native; natural; inborn.
Natural incapacity and
Sir T. Browne.
Denoting or marked with genius; belonging to the higher nature.
Men of genius have often attached the highest value to their less
the powers supposed to preside over marriage and generation.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Contributing to propagation or production; that causes to produce.
Creator, Venus, genial power of love.
3.Enlivening; contributing to life and cheerfulness; supporting life.
So much I feel my genial spirits droop.
4.Native; natural. [Not usual.]
The genial gods, in pagan antiquity, were supposed to preside over generation, as earth, air, fire and water.