uncordial


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uncordial

(ʌnˈkɔːdɪəl)
adj
Scot unfriendly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncordial - lacking warmth or friendlinessuncordial - lacking warmth or friendliness; "looked uncordial as we approached"
unfriendly - not disposed to friendship or friendliness; "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"
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Jennings, and to HER she appeared nothing more than a little proud-looking woman of uncordial address, who met her husband's sisters without any affection, and almost without having anything to say to them; for of the quarter of an hour bestowed on Berkeley Street, she sat at least seven minutes and a half in silence.
But, perhaps, I might see her in the field or the garden, and then there would be no great difficulty: it was the formal knocking at the door, with the prospect of being gravely ushered in by Rachel, to the presence of a surprised, uncordial mistress, that so greatly disturbed me.
Not yet a final chapterAmid one of the most turbulent times in the history of Pakistan, with uncertainty in both politics and economics, fraught relations with a major ally, uncordial terms with the neighbours and a major child abuse issue rocking the country, the religious clerics have their own shows to pull off.Pakistanis are still trying to free from their memories the terrifying image of Khadim Hussain Rizvi and his equally horrifying, venomous verbal assaults during a sit in hardly two months ago, when Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi has come up with his own demand, with a threat of countrywide protests if not fulfilled.