uningratiating

adjective

un·​in·​gra·​ti·​at·​ing ˌən-in-ˈgrā-shē-ˌā-tiŋ How to pronounce uningratiating (audio)
: 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, 6 Mar. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uningratiating was in 1858

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“Uningratiating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uningratiating. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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