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adjective as in chilly

adjective as in icy

adjective as in inhospitable

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Example Sentences

All this makes the pluralism of the modern world a scary, unwelcoming place.

Rain falling in buckets, the pitchest black
of unwelcoming nights.

And when resources are limited, even generous spirits become mean and unwelcoming.

No. 10 and No. 11 form a warren of large unusable state rooms and small, unwelcoming private ones.

So unwelcoming and labyrinthine was the process that survivors usually hired lawyers to file simple claims.

An unwelcoming Cockney voice answered that Mr. Waring was engaged and invited her to leave a message.

The unwelcoming tones made it abundantly clear that the remainder of his thought ran: "And you've no business to get into it."

The narrowness gave it a look of unwelcoming meagerness, this although it was of a good size.

It took more than an unwelcoming face to divert the obstinate old Frenchman from any purpose firmly fixed in his mind.

The deep voice, unwelcoming, vibrant with an odd ring, would have struck a less suspicious man than Dene.


On this page you'll find 328 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unwelcoming, such as: discouraging, frigid, icy, wintry, cool, and depressing.

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