unneighborly

adjective
un·​neigh·​bor·​ly | \ ˌən-ˈnā-bər-lē How to pronounce unneighborly (audio) \

Definition of unneighborly

: not neighborly It was unneighborly of you not to help. unneighborly relations

Examples of unneighborly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But following at least several days of testimony, Gross released an open letter Monday calling for a stop to the unneighborly feud — even though he and Schwartz are expected to soon take the stand. Washington Post, 8 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of unneighborly

1566, in the meaning defined above

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“Unneighborly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unneighborly. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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