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Definition of "unfriendly" []

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

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."