un·​in·​gra·​ti·​at·​ing | \ ˌən-in-ˈgrā-shē-ˌā-tiŋ How to pronounce uningratiating (audio) \

Definition of uningratiating

: not winning or intended to win favor from others : not ingratiating an uningratiating manner

Examples of uningratiating in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The result is a perverse, witty and uningratiating pictorial world in which sadomasochism is inevitable and trust has been beached on the sand. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Alan Turner, Artist of the Evocative and the Odd, Dies at 76," 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of uningratiating

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Uningratiating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uningratiating. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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