Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being unamiable.

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

  • noun The quality or state of being unamiable; moroseness.

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

  • noun The quality of being unamiable.

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Examples

  • But he went on going to see them, as though he did not notice their unamiability.

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories

  • I ventured feebly to say that I did not see how progress could be made in any art or science, or indeed in anything at all, without more or less self-seeking, and hence unamiability.

    Erewhon

  • "_Glum_ is hardly the word, my dear; it conveys the impression of unamiability."

    Flint His Faults, His Friendships and His Fortunes

  • But you are not to blame Christianity for the stupidity and unamiability of Christians.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 58, August, 1862

  • Notwithstanding, however, the unamiability with which he reproaches his companions in arms, there was much fun and feasting, and sauntering in the Prado, and bull-fighting and theatre-going, whilst the British were at Madrid.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847

  • Nattie, having been quarreling all day with intangible somethings, was rather glad than otherwise to find a real object upon which she could vent the unamiability resulting from her surplus discontent.

    Wired Love A Romance of Dots and Dashes

  • I wish to ask your pardon for my silly speeches at the table, and for all my unamiability, and to assure you I have not forgotten your great services to me, and I am not ungrateful.

    The Rose of Old St. Louis

  • And even if she did, in the noble spirit of altruism, rather than selfishness, the next woman, with one reproachful glance at her, would pick up the mutilated remains of the man's vanity and apply the splints of her respectful attention and the balm of her admiration, partly to add a new scalp to her belt, and partly to show off the unamiability of her sister woman.

    From a Girl's Point of View

  • I ventured feebly to say that I did not see how progress could be made in any art of science, or indeed in anything at all, without more or less self-seeking, and hence unamiability.

    Erewhon; or, Over the range

  • It was in this make-up that he always saw her when he thought of her years after: Nile green dress, bowed head, sitting at the quilting frame, and quite unaware of his presence, a picture of unamiability, conscious or affected.

    Gänsemännchen. English

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