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unaffectionate

(ˌʌnəˈfɛkʃənət)
adj
not affectionate or demonstrative
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Adj.1.unaffectionate - lacking affection or warm feelingunaffectionate - lacking affection or warm feeling; "an uncaring person"
unloving - not giving or reciprocating affection
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Tonet, as he was more unaffectionately known by the St Mirren support during his short stint with the Buddies, is living proof that all foreign imports to Scottish football don't have the flair and the talent to go with their fancy sounding pedigree.
"Yeah, Bradford's kind of a drama queen," was how my friend Rob put it, not unaffectionately. "Operation," my favorite song on Weird Era, offers these lyrics: "Operation, cover your ears, you're not gonna like what you're gonna hear: I hate you, I hate you."
Not only is Burke the Jerk - as he is unaffectionately known at Observatory Prep School - sarcastic, this tight, white trouser-wearing bloke, he doesn't seem to like children much.
(6) One commentator stated that the Act "is rife with bad draftsmanship, dumbfounding contradictions, and curious, even comical, special interest exceptions," (7) while another unaffectionately termed the new Act "BARF (BAnkruptcy ReForm Act)" because of its complexity, confusing language, and "dubious policy choices." (8) The poor quality of the Act's language and construction may be due, at least in part, to the role that lawyers and lobbyists employed by various banks and credit card companies played in drafting it.
For me, wearing--or even seeing--a pair of Northerners takes me back to my father dropping trees, and my brothers and I hauling logs by the armful out of a ditch-like part of the forest that we unaffectionately called Devil's Lane.
What's really keeping me up at night is the advanced building codes language, which we have unaffectionately renamed the "Federalization of the Building Codes" because it would not only ratchet up the energy-efficiency targets of ASHRAE 90.1, but would also place the U.S.
SAM Allardyce was unaffectionately known as Jabba the Hutt by some disgruntled players during his unsuccessful spell as manager of Newcastle United, but Ricky Sbragia thought he was more like Shrek.
Mr Pritchard told the court: "There is a young group in the Oakdale area, about 12 or so, who are affectionately or unaffectionately know as the Asbos.
The bulk DC power that feeds them is unaffectionately dubbed Big Iron, referring to the higher power magnetics in these fixed-voltage bulk supplies.
Therefore, I am inclined to suggest NONWOVENS INDUSTRY investigate what has now hit mainstream media (National Geographic, USAToday, Time) and has, perhaps, become unaffectionately known by economists as "Peak Oil."
The opinions of us motoring writers ( or muttering rotters as we are unaffectionately known ( should be read, digested and then used only as the basis for you to make up your own minds.
The KSC approach also had an emphasis on process over product; that emphasis was exemplified by employees, unaffectionately labeled Palm Nazis, who wandered the Orbiter Processing Facilities with personal digital assistant devices, sampling to verify that every step of a maintenance process was followed.