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uncongenial

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adjective un·con·ge·nial \-ˈjē-nyəl, -nē-əl\

Simple Definition of uncongenial

  • : not pleasant or enjoyable

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

Full Definition of uncongenial

  1. 1 :  not sympathetic or compatible <uncongenial roommates>

  2. 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 play \-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>



1813

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1813


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