Pleasant and friendly in disposition
Pleasant or favorable; said of the weather, surroundings, etc.
What a genial person he was.
He was, however, genial and kind-hearted, a great lawyer and a faithful minister.
He seemed a genial sort though, if not a bit of a show-off.
The Letters, which are very stilted, also reveal Apollinaris as a man of genial temper, fond of good living and of pleasure.
For Moscow society Pierre was the nicest, kindest, most intellectual, merriest, and most magnanimous of cranks, a heedless, genial nobleman of the old Russian type.