Definitions for unfriendlyʌnˈfrɛnd li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•friend•lyʌnˈfrɛnd li(adj.; adv.)-li•er, -li•est

  1. (adj.)not friendly or kind; unsympathetic; aloof.

  2. hostile; antagonistic.

  3. unfavorable; inhospitable, as an environment.

  4. (adv.)in an unfriendly manner.

Origin of unfriendly:

bef. 900


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfriendly(adj)

    not easy to understand or use


  2. unfriendly(adj)

    not disposed to friendship or friendliness

    "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"

  3. unfriendly, inimical(adj)

    not friendly

    "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"

  4. hostile, uncongenial, unfriendly(adj)

    very unfavorable to life or growth

    "a hostile climate"; "an uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the unfriendly environment at high altitudes"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unfriendly(adjective)ʌnˈfrɛnd li

    not showing kindness or friendship

    an unfriendly atmosphere; There was no need to be so unfriendly.


  1. unfriendly(Adjective)

    not friendly; hostile; mean

  2. unfriendly(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfriendly(adj)

    not friendly; not kind or benevolent; hostile; as, an unfriendly neighbor

  2. Unfriendly(adj)

    not favorable; not adapted to promote or support any object; as, weather unfriendly to health


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