unfriendly

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adjective un·friend·ly \-ˈfren(d)-lē\

Definition of unfriendly

  1. :  not friendly: as a :  hostile, unsympathetic <an unfriendly nation> b :  inhospitable, unfavorable

Examples of unfriendly in a sentence

  1. They were very unfriendly to us.

  2. <the unfriendly looks quickly warmed when we were recognized as long-unseen relatives>

15th Century

First Known Use of unfriendly

15th century


UNFRIENDLY Defined for English Language Learners

unfriendly

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adjective un·friend·ly \-ˈfren(d)-lē\

Definition of unfriendly for English Language Learners

  • : not kind or helpful

  • : not showing kind or friendly feelings

  • : harmful or unpleasant


UNFRIENDLY Defined for Kids

unfriendly

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adjective un·friend·ly \ˌən-ˈfrend-lē\

Definition of unfriendly for Students

unfriendlier

unfriendliest

  1. 1 :  not friendly or kind <an unfriendly glance>

  2. 2 :  not agreeable :  unfavorable <unfriendly conditions>



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