Definitions

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

  • adjective Not pleasant or attractive; disagreeable.

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  • adjective Not welcoming; not attractive.

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  • adjective not tempting
  • adjective neither attractive nor tempting

Etymologies

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un- +‎ inviting

Examples

  • The block is "uninviting", "treeless", shadowy; the buzzer is broken; the sounds of gunfire echo in the night; a "black doberman the size of a wolf" prowls nearby.

    The Guardian World News

  • NCNG Conference Room, Fayetteville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce, 201 Hay St. Fayetteville Police Chief Tom Bergamine will speak about how to protect your business from crime during the holidays, including how to make a business "uninviting" to burglars and help catch thieves.

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  • McCain's Guardian Devil must surely be looking out for him - Gustav's timely touchdown has provided the perfect face-saving means of 'uninviting' Shrubya and Cheney from the GOP convention, as the

    Needlenose

  • In fact, the Pacific coast of Chiapas is so uninviting to drunken American misfits seeking booze and sex that there is no coastal highway and not even one beach resort attractive to NOB boozers between the Oaxaca State line and Guatemala.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

  • And, by the way; Chiapas is not a place with beautiful beaches but has a huge, uninviting and undeveloped coastal region of dismal black sand and turbid Pacific coastal waters interspersed with poverty stricken and impossibly hot and humid villages existing in utmost poverty.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

  • And, by the way; Chiapas is not a place with beautiful beaches but has a huge, uninviting and undeveloped coastal region of dismal black sand and turbid Pacific coastal waters interspersed with poverty stricken and impossibly hot and humid villages existing in utmost poverty.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

  • In fact, the Pacific coast of Chiapas is so uninviting to drunken American misfits seeking booze and sex that there is no coastal highway and not even one beach resort attractive to NOB boozers between the Oaxaca State line and Guatemala.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

  • And, by the way; Chiapas is not a place with beautiful beaches but has a huge, uninviting and undeveloped coastal region of dismal black sand and turbid Pacific coastal waters interspersed with poverty stricken and impossibly hot and humid villages existing in utmost poverty.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

  • In fact, the Pacific coast of Chiapas is so uninviting to drunken American misfits seeking booze and sex that there is no coastal highway and not even one beach resort attractive to NOB boozers between the Oaxaca State line and Guatemala.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

  • And, by the way; Chiapas is not a place with beautiful beaches but has a huge, uninviting and undeveloped coastal region of dismal black sand and turbid Pacific coastal waters interspersed with poverty stricken and impossibly hot and humid villages existing in utmost poverty.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

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