What does unfriendly mean?

Definitions for unfriendlyʌnˈfrɛnd li

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

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"


  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

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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leslie Miklosy:

    Mediocrity wants to be your friend. Be unfriendly.

  2. John Andrew Holmes:

    The universe is not hostile, nor yet is it unfriendly. It is simply indifferent.

  3. Samantha Maness:

    I have seen and heard (Hicks) be very unfriendly to a lot of people in this community.

  4. 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.

  5. Sophia Kulich:

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

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