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inhospitableness

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being inhospitable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being inhospitable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. having an unfriendly and inhospitable disposition
  • n. the environmental condition in a region that lacks a favorable climate or terrain for life or growth

Etymologies

inhospitable +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Their choices include nations that have swarms of malaria-infested mosquitoes, bad TV, deadly climates, decapitation issues, French people, bland food and other signs of inhospitableness.

    Driving the Rich Into the Sea

  • As Jude worried through the logistics of releasing the dead-zone coordinates to the mechs without revealing them to BioMax—though the whole beauty of the location was its inhospitableness to orgs, making secrecy a bonus rather than a necessity—I watched the door, half expecting Zo to burst through with a last word.

    Wired

  • The sin of Sodom wasn't anal sex or homosexuality, it was inhospitableness and rape.

    THE.... Sodomite Hal Duncan!!

  • This is a scientifically curious situation, and it takes precedence over the famed Thallonian inhospitableness.

    Star Trek® New Frontier

  • The inhospitableness of the globe was clearly illustrated by incredible bodies of water, thick masses of moist air; and tropical vegetation.

    Bloodhype

  • The perpetually closed door and shut-up rooms of ceremony, the largest and most conspicuous of all in the house, gave an air of inhospitableness which, I should hope, was not indicative of the real character of the inhabitants.

    Letters and Journals 02]

  • Whisky runners were inclined to resent intrusion on their privacy with a touch of that biting inhospitableness which a moonlighter of Kentucky uses toward an inquisitive, unsympathetic marshal.

    Pierre and His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 1.

  • In thus tracing backward the condition of a now fair and productive place of human dwelling and subsistence, it may easily be recollected, what a vast number of the earth's inhabitants there are whose places of dwelling are in all those states of worse cultivation and commodiousness, and what multitudes leading a miserable and precarious life amidst the inhospitableness of the waste, howling wilderness.

    An Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance

  • Perhaps whenever "sodomy" in various forms in used, people should be reminded that the Biblical meaning has to do with inhospitableness?

    of course, I could be wrong...

  • I’ve heard schools already do this but not much has materialized due to the inhospitableness of schools once students are there.

    The Myth of Super Successful Asians–A Few Notes on Poverty and Drop Out Rates

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