in·​hos·​pi·​tal·​i·​ty | \ (ˌ)in-ˌhä-spə-ˈta-lə-tē How to pronounce inhospitality (audio) \

Definition of inhospitality

: the quality or state of being inhospitable

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The corporate world is even mimicking academia in its inhospitality to nonconforming speakers. Heather Mac Donald, WSJ, "Don’t Even Think About Being Evil," 14 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of inhospitality

circa 1576, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inhospitality was circa 1576

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of or relating to a parable or parabola

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