uncongenial

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

Definition of uncongenial

  1. 1 :  not sympathetic or compatible uncongenial roommates

  2. 2a :  not fitted :  unsuitable a soil uncongenial to most cropsb :  not to one's taste :  disagreeable an uncongenial task

uncongeniality

play \ˌən-kən-ˌjē-nē-ˈa-lə-tē, -ˌjēn-ˈya-\ noun

Examples of uncongenial in a Sentence

  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

First Known Use of uncongenial

1813


UNCONGENIAL Defined for English Language Learners

uncongenial

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Definition of uncongenial for English Language Learners

  • : not pleasant or enjoyable

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


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