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Definition of "uninviting" []

  • Not pleasant or attractive; disagreeable: an uninviting prospect. (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 "uninviting" in a sentence
  • "The block is "uninviting", "treeless", shadowy; the buzzer is broken; the sounds of gunfire echo in the night; a "black doberman the size of a wolf" prowls nearby."
  • "NCNG Conference Room, Fayetteville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce, 201 Hay St. Fayetteville Police Chief Tom Bergamine will speak about how to protect your business from crime during the holidays, including how to make a business "uninviting" to burglars and help catch thieves."
  • "McCain's Guardian Devil must surely be looking out for him - Gustav's timely touchdown has provided the perfect face-saving means of 'uninviting' Shrubya and Cheney from the GOP convention, as the"