un·​ac·​com·​mo·​dat·​ing | \ ˌən-ə-ˈkä-mə-ˌdā-tiŋ How to pronounce unaccommodating (audio) \

Definition of unaccommodating

: not providing or inclined to provide help or assistance : not helpful or accommodating … they were just as stupid and unaccommodating as men.— Rudyard Kipling

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unaccommodatingly adverb

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Instead, truculent and unaccommodating regimes and movements proliferated. Yoram Hazony, WSJ, "There’s No Such Thing as an ‘Illiberal’," 4 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unaccommodating

1790, in the meaning defined above

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