Adjective "Unfriendly" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not friendly.
  1. 'They mean much more for the disabled children, who grow with a social stigma in an unfriendly environment.'
  2. 'I feel like skulking in the back row and being cold and unfriendly.'
  3. 'No pranks, no unfriendly friends, no having to sit with the adults at the kitchen table, just me and my best friend.'
  4. 'My initial reaction was that he was unfriendly or unsocial, but that was far from the case.'
  5. 'London is a notoriously unfriendly place for the new arrival.'
  6. 'Hayley seemed very distant and unfriendly, and she couldn't place her finger on why.'
  7. 'The night-life was pricey, dressy and a touch unfriendly, if I am honest.'
  8. 'It has all the elements of one of his books: a cold, unfriendly world, full of horrible children.'
  9. 'This period has been combined with an increasingly unfriendly attitude towards parents.'
  10. 'It refers to the unfriendly stare and unkind glances we sometimes get from people around us.'


1. not amicable; not friendly or kindly in disposition; unsympathetic; aloof: an unfriendly coldness of manner.

2. hostile; antagonistic: an unfriendly act of aggression.

3. unfavorable; inhospitable or inimical, as an environment: an unfriendly climate for new ideas. adverb

4. in an unfriendly manner.

More examples(as adjective)

"textbooks can be unfriendly at readers."

"reports can be unfriendly for bonds."

"people can be unfriendly about lifts."

"horses can be unfriendly due to lacks."

"cities can be unfriendly to businesses."

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