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unfriendly

adjective un·friend·ly \-ˈfren(d)-lē\

: not kind or helpful

: not showing kind or friendly feelings

: harmful or unpleasant

Full Definition of UNFRIENDLY

:  not friendly: as
a :  hostile, unsympathetic <an unfriendly nation>
b :  inhospitable, unfavorable
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Examples of UNFRIENDLY

  1. They were very unfriendly to us.
  2. <the unfriendly looks quickly warmed when we were recognized as long-unseen relatives>

First Known Use of UNFRIENDLY

15th century

Rhymes with UNFRIENDLY

UNFRIENDLY Defined for Kids

unfriendly

adjective un·friend·ly \ˌən-ˈfrend-lē\
un·friend·li·erun·friend·li·est

Definition of UNFRIENDLY for Kids

1
:  not friendly or kind <an unfriendly glance>
2
:  not agreeable :  unfavorable <unfriendly conditions>

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