There was novelty in the scheme, and as, with such a mother and such uncompanionable
sisters, home could not be faultless, a little change was not unwelcome for its own sake.
But White Fang, uncompanionable, solitary, morose, scarcely looking to right or left, redoubtable, forbidding of aspect, remote and alien, was accepted as an equal by his puzzled elders.
He was becoming more morose, more uncompanionable, more solitary, more ferocious; while the dogs were learning more and more that it was better to be at peace with him than at war, and Grey Beaver was coming to prize him more greatly with the passage of each day.
The whole seemingly monotonous and uncompanionable
half-dozen, stabled together, may pass the long wet hours when the door is shut in livelier communication than is held in the servants' hall or at the Dedlock Arms, or may even beguile the time by improving (perhaps corrupting) the pony in the loose-box in the corner.
Ben drove his spade deep and looked as uncompanionable
as he had looked when she first saw him.
It is not that all such collections are uninformative, uncompanionable
, and uncompendious.
"Marianne Moore Instructs Her Biographer: 'Relentless Accuracy' versus 'the Haggish, Uncompanionable
Drawl of Certitude.'" South Central Review 23.3 (2006): 76-88.
At other times, however, this tendency to look forward and not back is a little uncompanionable
, as it tends to leave much unexplained to the reader new to Marlowe.
Had this uncompanionable
Companion played out the dialogic implications of its name, it might have redefined this modern-day scholastic "aid to reflection" genre.
Enjoyable company at first due to her smart manner, Holmes' Katie becomes progressively uncompanionable
as things deteriorate, personally and dramatically.
The manners issue shows up in almost every scene: Cohn is uncompanionable
, intrusive, a killjoy at the bullfight, an undesired presence in the group.