uncongenial


un·con·ge·nial

adjective \-ˈjē-nyəl, -nē-əl\

: not pleasant or enjoyable

: not proper or suited to a particular situation, person, etc.

Full Definition of UNCONGENIAL

1
:  not sympathetic or compatible <uncongenial roommates>
2
a :  not fitted :  unsuitable <a soil uncongenial to most crops>
b :  not to one's taste :  disagreeable <an uncongenial task>
un·con·ge·nial·i·ty \-ˌjē-nē-ˈa-lə-tē, -ˌjēn-ˈya-\ noun

Examples of UNCONGENIAL

  1. He was being asked to support a policy that was uncongenial to him.
  2. <a dank and uncongenial castle that makes one question just how merry old England really was>

First Known Use of UNCONGENIAL

1813

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