Definitions

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  • adj. Not hospitable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inhospitable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inhospitable.

Etymologies

un- +‎ hospitable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Speaking to the British House of Commons, Barre roared that Americans had originally fled English tyranny “to a then uncultivated and unhospitable Country,” and that ruling them with too strong a hand will only cause “the Blood of those Sons of Liberty, to recoil within them.”

    The King's Best Highway

  • Along with the weed seeds that cannot be avoided, the desirables have decided to plant themselves in what might be considered unhospitable conditions.

    Nigella Jungle « Fairegarden

  • And they need enough fuel just to get beyond some really unhospitable boulders that were there.

    CNN Transcript Jul 20, 2009

  • Since taking command of the alliance in the unhospitable province of Kandahar in 2006, Canadian soldiers have taken the lead in training Afghan police to assume eventual control over their own security.

    CF in Panjawai: a British view

  • This structure could be set up easily in the environs of any urban center, making local strawberries growable even in otherwise unhospitable environments.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • If the planet turns out to be unhospitable for life, creationists will say this proves the special character of planet Earth, which is the only one with the right characteristics for life and must obviously have been designed so.

    Potentially Habitable Planet Found - The Panda's Thumb

  • I become blue, even depressed, when unable to get away to somewhere strange, cold, and unhospitable but for people, who may stuff you with sheep or drown you in vodka.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • I boasted that we had the honour of being the first to abolish the unhospitable, troublesome, and ungracious custom of giving vails to servants.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • It had been at first feared by some that the men of Brittany would be unwilling to receive the beaten royalist army, flying from the bloody vengeance of the republicans, but their neighbours did not prove so unhospitable.

    La Vend�e

  • We have no truck with the unhospitable planes, off byways, dead-end dimensions and the like.

    Night Arrant

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