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un·in·vit·ing

 (ŭn′ĭn-vī′tĭng)
adj.
Not pleasant or attractive; disagreeable: an uninviting prospect.

un′in·vit′ing·ly adv.

uninviting

(ˌʌnɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ)
adj
not tempting, alluring, or attractive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uninviting - neither attractive nor tempting
unattractive - lacking beauty or charm; "as unattractive as most mining regions"
inviting - attractive and tempting; "an inviting offer"
2.uninviting - not temptinguninviting - not tempting        
unseductive - not seductive

uninviting

uninviting

adjective
So disagreeable as to discourage approach:
Translations

uninviting

[ˈʌnɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ] ADJ [appearance, offer] → poco atractivo; [food] → poco apetitoso

uninviting

[ˌʌnɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ] adj
[place] → inhospitalier/ière

uninviting

adj appearance, atmospherenicht (gerade) einladend; prospectnicht (gerade) verlockend; smell, food, sightunappetitlich; rather uninvitingwenig einladend/wenig verlockend/ziemlich unappetitlich

uninviting

[ˌʌnɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ] adj (place, food) → poco invitante; (offer) → poco allettante
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I recently returned to this realm of recitation - this bookworms'bolthole - seeking solace in the social silence but found myself uninvitingly "invited"to a publicly"private" conversation; much to my annoyance.
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The process of behaving invitingly or uninvitingly is described by four distinct styles:
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