Pronunciation of Unfriendly
/ʌnfɹˈɛndli/, /ʌnfɹˈɛndli/, /ʌ_n_f_ɹ_ˈɛ_n_d_l_i/
Synonyms for unfriendly:
hard-boiled, unsmiling, forbidding, unapproachable, severely, remote, coolly, sourly, stiffly, haughty, brusque, Cold-hearted, stonily, ill-disposed, spiteful, stony-faced, uncaring, unpleasant, antisocial, stony, rough, roughly, stiff, icily, offhand, standoffish, disobliging, severe, impersonal, unwelcoming.
Other synonyms and related words:
antagonistic, cool, negative, unneighborly, spiteful, Cold-hearted, frigid, remote, incompatible, antisocial, icy, haughty, contentious, clammy, cold-blooded, impersonal, unapproachable, stony, unwelcoming, frosty, standoffish, inimical, roughly, uncaring, irreconcilable, cruel, stiff, unsmiling, brusque, disadvantageous, repugnant, uncordial, hard-eyed, brittle, forbidding, misanthropic, adversarial, uncongenial, disaffected, chill, cold-eyed, arctic, chilly, severe, virulent, prejudicial, inhospitable, icily, bitter, ill-disposed, disobliging, unpleasant, unneighbourly, unsympathetic, coolly, rough, glacial, antiseptic, jaundiced, counter, cold, mortal, wintry, gelid, Coldish, frozen.
catastrophic, unfavorable, calamitous, hard, difficult, unfortunate, perilous, antipathetic, miserable, adverse, opposing, detrimental, burdensome, unlucky, inauspicious, grievous, distressful, disastrous, troublesome, unpropitious, tragic, untoward.
nasty, hostile (adjective)
chilly, grouchy, contrary, cold, surly, inauspicious, unfavorable, opposite, sour, unpropitious, unneighborly, spiteful, unsociable, antagonistic, uncongenial, ill-disposed, inimical, disaffected, inhospitable, antisocial, misanthropic.
dark, glum, surly, moody, crabby, grim, grouchy, grumpy, mean, dour, broody, glowering, scowling, gloomy, irascible, sulky, Moping, contrary, cynical, long-faced, beetle-browed, dissociable, cantankerous, petulant, morose, sullen, noncooperative, frowning, melancholy, dejected, malevolent, fretful, cross, hostile, obstinate, uncooperative, unsociable, sour, ungenial.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for unfriendly:
- No one tells them what to do or what to say, or what not to say, or what not to do, yet you will observe that one who professes to be your friend will not say unfriendly things behind your back. - "Guide to Hotel Housekeeping", Mary E. Palmer.
- It is now five years since a man has sat at my table, and I am moved to say this to you, Benjamin: it is pleasant to speak to another not as a master who must be obeyed, but as an equal who may be answered, and this is my wish, that if I have doubts of Benjamin, and unfriendly thoughts, they may disappear with the wine we drink. - "The Garden of Eden", Max Brand.