Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not friendly.
  • adjective Antagonistic or hostile.
  • adjective User-unfriendly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not friendly; not kind or benevolent; inimical: as, an unfriendly neighbor.
  • Not favorable; not adapted to promote or support any object.
  • Synonyms Hostile, inimical, antagonistic. See amicable.
  • In an unkind manner; not as a friend.

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

  • adjective Not friendly; not kind or benevolent; hostile.
  • adjective Not favorable; not adapted to promote or support any object.

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

  • adjective not friendly; hostile; mean
  • adjective unfavourable

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

  • adjective not friendly
  • adjective very unfavorable to life or growth
  • adjective not easy to understand or use
  • adjective not disposed to friendship or friendliness

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Examples

  • Mr. Hernadi said Surgut would only be able to win representation on MOL's board if directors recommended Surgut's candidate to shareholders, a move that was unlikely considering what he called the unfriendly nature of the Surgut deal.

    Hungarian Oil Firm Wary of Russian Rival's Stake

  • Benedict urged Christians to invigorate efforts to spread their faith's message despite what he described as the unfriendly climate to Christianity in parts of the world.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Benedict urged Christians to invigorate efforts to spread their faith's message despite what he described as the unfriendly climate to Christianity in parts of the world.

    ajc.com - News

  • In August 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev delayed sending Zurabov to Kiev over what he described as unfriendly policies pursued by his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yushchenko.

    RIA Novosti

  • Benedict urged Christians to invigorate efforts to spread their faith's message despite what he described as the unfriendly climate to Christianity in parts of the world, The Washington Post reports.

    CathNews

  • In August 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev delayed sending Zurabov to Kiev over what he described as unfriendly policies pursued by his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yushchenko.

    RIA Novosti

  • Benedict urged Christians to invigorate efforts to spread their faith's message despite what he described as the unfriendly climate to Christianity in parts of the world.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • In August 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev delayed sending Zurabov to Kiev over what he described as unfriendly policies pursued by his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yushchenko.

    RIA Novosti

  • But it's increasingly in unfriendly hands so we're more likely to just stop using it so much, a bit like Flo's horse-dung point

    Look How Clever We Are !

  • The Clinton campaign had long since ceased polling in unfriendly states, and now had to make do with guesswork.

    The Front-Runner’s Fall

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