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 (gə-mo͞ot′lĭk, -müt′lĭKH)
Warm and congenial; pleasant or friendly.

[German, from Middle High German gemüetlich, from gemüete, spirit, feelings, from Old High German gimuoti : ga-, gi-, collective n. pref.; see kom in Indo-European roots + from muot, mind, spirit, joy; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]
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having a feeling or atmosphere of warmth and friendliness; cosy
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or ge•muet•lich

(gəˈmut lɪx, -ˈmʊt-; Ger. -ˈmüt-)

comfortable and pleasant; cozy.
[1850–55; < German]
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A German word meaning pleasant, friendly, or promoting a sense of wellbeing.
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