What does uncongenial mean?

Definitions for uncongenial

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uncongenial.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncongenial, incompatible(adj)

    not suitable to your tastes or needs

    "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"

  2. 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"

  3. uncongenial(adj)

    used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted


  1. uncongenial(Adjective)

    not congenial, compatible or sympathetic

  2. uncongenial(Adjective)

    incapable of being grafted

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uncongenial

    un-kon-jē′ni-al, adj. not congenial.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncongenial in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncongenial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.

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Translations for uncongenial

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • unangemessen, unpassend, unangenehm, ungleich, ungleichartig, divergentGerman

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