Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not affable; reserved.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not affable; reserved in social intercourse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not affable; reserved in social intercourse.

Etymologies

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in- +‎ affable

Examples

  • I admit that even among amateurs this is rather small talk, but it brings me to this point: in the passage of water down a ravine of its own making, this line of Nature astir may repeat itself again and again but is commonly too inaffable, abrupt, angular, to suggest the ogee.

    The Amateur Garden

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