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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwelcomeadjective

    not welcome; not giving pleasure or received with pleasure

    "unwelcome publicity"; "unwelcome interruptions"; "unwelcome visitors"

  2. unwelcome, unwished, unwished-foradjective

    not welcome

    "unwelcome publicity"


  1. unwelcomeadjective

    Not welcome.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unwelcome

    un-wel′kum, adj. not welcome, causing grief.—v.t. to treat as unwelcome.—adv. Unwel′comely.—n. Unwel′comeness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwelcome in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwelcome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of unwelcome in a Sentence

  1. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    The tax demand made to Cairn was very unwelcome, i've had a very clear indication from Mr Jaitley...who is clear and categoric that this government will not be issuing any further notices under the retrospective tax legislation.

  2. Swarthmore President Valerie Smith:

    We have heard heartbreaking stories from students who feel unwelcome to the point of wanting to transfer out of our community. Those stories have come from across the spectrum of our student body -- from student protesters to Delta Upsilon, stories such as these reflect our failure to realize the values we so often espouse.

  3. No Pennsylvanian:

    Racism and hate speech are always unacceptable, and unworthy of Pennsylvanians. No Pennsylvanian should ever be made to feel unwelcome in our commonwealth because of their race or ethnicity. Gisele Fetterman spends much of Gisele Fetterman time devoted to making our state and world a better place and she -- and every No Pennsylvanian -- deserves our respect, not the hatred too often displayed by people who seek only to further divide this country at a time when unity is so desperately needed.

  4. Bob Hertzberg:

    I understand that I cannot control how a hug is received, and that not everyone has the ability to speak up about unwelcome behavior, it is my responsibility to be mindful of this, and to respect the Rules Committee’s request to not initiate hugs.

  5. Le Drian:

    This initiative is unwelcome. It shows a sort of irritation, it is always dangerous to flirt with the red lines, but the initiative taken ... remains totally within the framework of the Vienna (nuclear) deal.

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