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un·friend·ly

 (ŭn-frĕnd′lē)
adj. un·friend·li·er, un·friend·li·est
1. Not friendly.
2. Antagonistic or hostile: an unfriendly nation.
3. User-unfriendly.

un·friend′li·ness n.

unfriendly

(ʌnˈfrɛndlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
1. not friendly; hostile
2. unfavourable or disagreeable
adv
rare in an unfriendly manner
unˈfriendliness n

un•friend•ly

(ʌnˈfrɛnd li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est,
adv. adj.
1. not friendly or kind; unsympathetic; aloof.
2. hostile; antagonistic.
3. unfavorable; inhospitable, as an environment.
adv.
4. in an unfriendly manner.
[before 900]
un•friend′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfriendly - not easy to understand or useunfriendly - not easy to understand or use; "user-unfriendly"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
friendly - easy to understand or use; "user-friendly computers"; "a consumer-friendly policy"; "a reader-friendly novel"
2.unfriendly - not disposed to friendship or friendlinessunfriendly - not disposed to friendship or friendliness; "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"
uncongenial, incompatible - not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"
inhospitable - not hospitable; "they are extremely inhospitable these days"; "her greeting was cold and inhospitable"
hostile - characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"
unsociable - not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood"
cool - psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike; "relations were cool and polite"; "a cool reception"; "cool to the idea of higher taxes"
friendly - characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"
3.unfriendly - not friendlyunfriendly - not friendly; "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"
hostile - characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"
4.unfriendly - very unfavorable to life or growthunfriendly - 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"

unfriendly

adjective
2. unfavourable, hostile, inhospitable, alien, inauspicious, inimical, uncongenial, unpropitious, unkind We got an unfriendly reception from the hotel-owner.
unfavourable hospitable, congenial, auspicious, propitious

unfriendly

adjective
Feeling or showing unfriendliness:
Translations
nepřátelský
uvenlig
epäystävällinen
neprijazan
不親切な
불친절한
neprietenos
neprijazen
ovänlig
ไม่เป็นมิตร
không thân thiện

unfriendly

[ˈʌnˈfrendlɪ] ADJ (unfriendlier (compar) (unfriendliest (superl))) [person] → poco amistoso; (stronger) → antipático; [voice] → poco amistoso; [act, gesture] → poco amistoso; (stronger) → hostil; [place, atmosphere] → poco acogedor; [country, territory] → hostil
to be unfriendly to or towards sbser or mostrarse antipático or poco amistoso con algn

unfriendly

[ˌʌnˈfrɛndli] adj [person, manner, voice, eyes] → froid(e); [atmosphere, place] → inamical(e)
The waiters are a bit unfriendly → Les serveurs ne sont pas très aimables., Les serveurs sont un peu froids.
to be unfriendly to sb → être distant(e) envers qn, être distant(e) avec qn

unfriendly

adjunfreundlich (to sb zu jdm); (= hostile) natives, country, actfeindselig; territoryunwirtlich; (Fin) takeoverfeindlich; (= harmful)schädlich

unfriendly

[ʌnˈfrɛndlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) unfriendly (to)scostante (con), antipatico/a (con); (attitude, reception) → ostile, poco amichevole; (remark) → scortese

unfriendly

غَيْرُ وُديّ nepřátelský uvenlig unfreundlich αφιλόξενος antipático epäystävällinen antipathique neprijazan scortese 不親切な 불친절한 onvriendelijk uvennlig nieprzyjazny antipático недружелюбный ovänlig ไม่เป็นมิตร düşmanca không thân thiện 不友好的

unfriendly

a. poco amistoso-a, poco amigable.
References in classic literature ?
His eyes followed Peter about the room with a contemptuous, unfriendly expression.
I've grown used to seeing you, to having you with me all the time, and your action seems unfriendly, even unkind.
As marching armies approaching an unfriendly defile in the mountains, accelerate their march, all eagerness to place that perilous passage in their rear, and once more expand in comparative security upon the plain; even so did this vast fleet of whales now seem hurrying forward through the straits; gradually contracting the wings of their semicircle, and swimming on, in one solid, but still crescentic centre.
The nickname soon ceased to carry any harsh or unfriendly feeling with it, but it held its place, and was to continue to hold its place for twenty long years.
A colored man and a fugitive slave were on unfriendly terms.
The ground covered with snow, and the atmosphere in that unsettled state between frost and thaw, which is of all others the most unfriendly for exercise, every morning beginning in rain or snow, and every evening setting in to freeze, she was for many days a most honourable prisoner.
It seems stingy, to my notions, and dry, and unfriendly.
It was not an unfriendly grunt, but it was a grunt.
For myself, I felt so much self-reproach and contrition for my part in what had happened, that nothing would have enabled me to keep back my tears but the fear that Steerforth, who often looked at me, I saw, might think it unfriendly - or, I should rather say, considering our relative ages, and the feeling with which I regarded him, undutiful - if I showed the emotion which distressed me.
You will, no doubt, at the same time, have collected from the general scope of them, that they proceed from a source not unfriendly to the new Constitution.
Much time would not be necessary to enable her to discern these unfriendly dispositions.
So strong is this propensity of mankind to fall into mutual animosities, that where no substantial occasion presents itself, the most frivolous and fanciful distinctions have been sufficient to kindle their unfriendly passions and excite their most violent conflicts.