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un·con·gen·ial

 (ŭn′kən-jēn′yəl)
adj.
1. Not compatible or sympathetic, as in character.
2. Not appropriate; unsuitable.
3. Not pleasing; disagreeable.

un′con·ge′ni·al′ity (-jē′nē-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.

uncongenial

(ˌʌnkənˈdʒiːnjəl; -nɪəl)
adj
not friendly, pleasant, or agreeable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncongenial - not suitable to your tastes or needsuncongenial - not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"
incompatible - not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"
unfriendly - not disposed to friendship or friendliness; "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"
unsympathetic - not sympathetic or disposed toward; "unsympathetic officialdom"; "people unsympathetic to the revolution"; "his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic"
congenial - suitable to your needs; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock
2.uncongenial - very unfavorable to life or growthuncongenial - very unfavorable to life or growth; "a hostile climate"; "an uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the unfriendly environment at high altitudes"
inhospitable - unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas"
3.uncongenial - used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted
incompatible - not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"

uncongenial

adjective
1. Devoid of harmony and accord:
2. Not pleasant or agreeable:
Informal: icky.
Slang: yucky.
Translations

uncongenial

[ˈʌnkənˈdʒiːnɪəl] ADJ [person] → antipático, poco amigable; [company, work, surroundings] → desagradable, poco agradable
to be uncongenial to sbser antipático or desagradable con algn

uncongenial

[ˌʌnkənˈdʒiːniəl] adj
(= not to one's taste) [person] → inintéressant(e)
[atmosphere] → froid(e)

uncongenial

adj personunliebenswürdig, nicht einnehmend; work, surroundingsunerfreulich; he finds this place uncongenialdieser Ort entspricht ihm or seinem Wesen nicht; to be uncongenial to somebodysich jdm gegenüber wenig liebenswürdig verhalten

uncongenial

[ˌʌnkənˈdʒiːnɪəl] adj (person) → poco simpatico/a; (surroundings, work) → poco piacevole
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