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uncompanionable

[ kuh m-pan-yuh-nuh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF uncompanionable

Synonyms for uncompanionable

  • aloof
  • cautious
  • composed
  • distant
  • modest
  • peaceful
  • placid
  • quiet
  • restrained
  • reticent
  • serene
  • soft-spoken
  • taciturn
  • close
  • collected
  • cool
  • gentle
  • prim
  • retiring
  • sedate
  • shy
  • withdrawn
  • backward
  • bashful
  • ceremonious
  • close-mouthed
  • cold
  • conventional
  • demure
  • diffident
  • eremitic
  • formal
  • frigid
  • icy
  • mild
  • misanthropic
  • noncommittal
  • offish
  • reclusive
  • secretive
  • self-contained
  • solitary
  • standoffish
  • unapproachable
  • uncommunicative
  • undemonstrative
  • unresponsive
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Antonyms for uncompanionable

  • agitated
  • assured
  • bold
  • clamorous
  • communicative
  • disturbed
  • excited
  • friendly
  • noisy
  • troubled
  • extroverted
  • outgoing
  • unreserved
  • upset
  • given
  • offered
  • sociable
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNCOMPANIONABLE

What an uncompanionable disagreeable person he must have been!

Whatever his qualifications might be, he looked stiff and uncompanionable.

It is the lack of training that makes the Chinese woman, as a rule, uncompanionable.

Foster had taken it amiss that Ray should seem so downhearted and be so uncompanionable.

It renders the husband nervous, morose, and uncompanionable.

He described most minutely the traits of character which separated the two men and rendered them uncompanionable one to the other.

The sourness of a childless, uncompanionable life was stronger for the moment than her strong mind and sense.

The large bearded vulture is not only an uncompanionable fellow to look at, but he doesn't behave respectably.

Uncompanionable and retiring, he lived with his books, and in his workshop making trinkets for children.

The last Temple Temple Barholm had been an eccentric and uncompanionable person.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from companion + -able. Related: Companionably; companionability.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNCOMPANIONABLE

chill

adjectiveunfriendly, aloof
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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