unamiable

adjective
un·​ami·​a·​ble | \ ˌən-ˈā-mē-ə-bəl How to pronounce unamiable (audio) \

Definition of unamiable

: not friendly or sociable : not amiable an unamiable expression "Of course, she's a bit queer and unamiable, but, girls, think of thirty years of boarding-house life … Wouldn't that sour anybody?"— Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Recent Examples on the Web An Indian had stopped by the cabin, drunk but not unamiable, looking for her husband. The New Yorker, 4 Apr. 2022

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First Known Use of unamiable

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

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“Unamiable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unamiable. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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