Definition of "unfriendly" []

  • Not disposed to friendship. (adjective)
  • Indicating a bad prospect; unfavorable: unfriendly clouds. (adjective)
  • Not friendly; hostile (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Unfavourable or disagreeable (adjective)
  • In an unfriendly manner (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "unfriendly" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Hernadi said Surgut would only be able to win representation on MOL's board if directors recommended Surgut's candidate to shareholders, a move that was unlikely considering what he called the unfriendly nature of the Surgut deal."
  • "Benedict urged Christians to invigorate efforts to spread their faith's message despite what he described as the unfriendly climate to Christianity in parts of the world."
  • "In August 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev delayed sending Zurabov to Kiev over what he described as unfriendly policies pursued by his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yushchenko."