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Synonyms for unfriendly
ʌnˈfrɛnd liun·friend·ly

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Wiktionary

  1. unfriendlyadjective

    Antonyms:
    friendly

  2. unfriendlyadjective

    Antonyms:
    friendly

  3. unfriendlyadjective

    Antonyms:
    friendly

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unfriendly

    Synonyms:
    inhospitable, ungenial, unkind, disobliging

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfriendlyadjective

    not easy to understand or use

    "user-unfriendly"

    Synonyms:
    uncongenial, hostile, inimical

    Antonyms:
    amiable, companionate, friendly, hospitable, palsy-walsy, informal, neighbourly, matey, affable, pally, hail-fellow-well-met, cozy, couthy, amicable, social, hail-fellow, chummy, cordial, neighborly, comradely, genial, intimate, couthie

  2. unfriendlyadjective

    not disposed to friendship or friendliness

    "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"

    Synonyms:
    uncongenial, hostile, inimical

    Antonyms:
    friendly, couthy, hospitable, comradely, companionate, cozy, amicable, couthie, cordial, neighbourly, hail-fellow-well-met, chummy, affable, matey, genial, amiable, intimate, hail-fellow, informal, neighborly, social, pally, palsy-walsy

  3. unfriendly, inimicaladjective

    not friendly

    "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"

    Synonyms:
    uncongenial, hostile, inimical

    Antonyms:
    companionate, genial, chummy, cozy, pally, hail-fellow, couthy, friendly, social, intimate, neighbourly, palsy-walsy, cordial, comradely, hospitable, amiable, hail-fellow-well-met, informal, neighborly, amicable, couthie, matey, affable

  4. hostile, uncongenial, unfriendlyadjective

    very unfavorable to life or growth

    "a hostile climate"; "an uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the unfriendly environment at high altitudes"

    Synonyms:
    uncongenial, hostile, incompatible, inimical

    Antonyms:
    comradely, hail-fellow-well-met, palsy-walsy, chummy, hail-fellow, amiable, genial, cordial, matey, informal, couthy, social, friendly, couthie, hospitable, amicable, companionate, neighborly, neighbourly, pally, cozy, affable, intimate

Editors Contribution

  1. not kind

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unfriendlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    unkind, hostile, inimical, malevolent, antagonistic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unfriendlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    hostile, ill-disposed, inimical, malign, unamicable, disaffected, alienated, estranged, antagonistic, unfavorable, adverse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unfriendly":

    hostile

How to pronounce unfriendly?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1986cold
#5680adverse
#9085distant
#12170hostile
#17090incompatible
#24087indifferent
#27806contentious
#36720alienated
#40140unfriendly
#45446estranged
#49221antagonistic
#52117frigid
#55147belligerent
#60499unkind
#64070disaffected
#66269warlike
#78003inhospitable
#88971inimical
#115380bellicose
#273499uncongenial

How to use unfriendly in a sentence?

  1. Leslie Miklosy:

    Mediocrity wants to be your friend. Be unfriendly.

  2. Sarah Palin:

    I think a lot about the Department of Energy, because energy is my baby, oil and gas and minerals, those things that God has dumped on this part of the Earth for mankind's use, instead of relying on unfriendly foreign nations for us to import their resources, and if I were head of that.

  3. David Viscott:

    To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.

  4. Samantha Maness:

    I have seen and heard (Hicks) be very unfriendly to a lot of people in this community.

  5. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    NATO's policy with regard to Russia has remained unfriendly and opaque. One could go as far as to say that we have slid back to a new Cold War, almost on an everyday basis we are called one of the most terrible threats either to NATO as a whole or to Europe, or to the United States.

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