What does unfriendly mean?

Definitions for unfriendly
ʌnˈfrɛnd liun·friend·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfriendlyadjective

    not easy to understand or use


  2. unfriendlyadjective

    not disposed to friendship or friendliness

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

  3. unfriendly, inimicaladjective

    not friendly

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

  4. hostile, uncongenial, unfriendlyadjective

    very unfavorable to life or growth

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


  1. unfriendlyadjective

    not friendly; hostile; mean

  2. unfriendlyadjective


Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfriendlyadjective

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

  2. Unfriendlyadjective

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfriendly

    un-frend′li, adj. not friendly, kind, or favourable.—adv. in an unkind manner.—n. Unfriend′, one who is not a friend.—adj. Unfrien′ded, not supported by friends.—ns. Unfrien′dedness, the state of being unfriended; Unfrien′dliness, unkindness; Unfriend′ship, unfriendliness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfriendly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfriendly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unfriendly in a Sentence

  1. Roberta Metsola:

    My fear is that if the world feels that it can no longer look with the same level of certainty and confidence to the US or NATO... we will see emboldened moves from actors hostile or unfriendly to a more united Europe, that means that Europe must realize that the weight of the world democratic and security order rests more heavily on Europe's shoulders. It is a wake-up call that we have snoozed too many times.

  2. Sarah Palin:

    I think a lot about the Department of Energy, because energy is my baby: oil and gas and minerals, those things that God has dumped on this part of the Earth for mankind's use instead of us relying on unfriendly foreign nations.

  3. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    NATO's policy with regard to Russia has remained unfriendly and opaque. One could go as far as to say that we have slid back to a new Cold War, almost on an everyday basis we are called one of the most terrible threats either to NATO as a whole or to Europe, or to the United States.

  4. Sophia Kulich:

    Russia used to be popular, but unfortunately that’s declined lately due to sanctions and an unfriendly policy toward gay travelers.

  5. Samantha Maness:

    I have seen and heard him be very unfriendly to a lot of people in this community, he was very angry, anytime I saw him.

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    boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    • A. foreordained
    • B. proprietary
    • C. defiant
    • D. incumbent

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