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Definition 1: unfavorable to life or growth - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where inhospitable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the barren inhospitable desert
  • inhospitable mountain areas

(inhospitable is similar to ...) providing no shelter or sustenance

"bare rocky hills" "barren lands" "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes" "the desolate surface of the moon" "a stark landscape"

(inhospitable is similar to ...) located in a dismal or remote area; desolate

"a desert island" "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads" "a wild stretch of land" "waste places"

(inhospitable is similar to ...) very unfavorable to life or growth

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

(inhospitable is similar to ...) washed or swept with water especially waves of the sea

(inhospitable is similar to ...) open to or swept by wind

"windswept headlands"

Definition 2: not hospitable - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where inhospitable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they are extremely inhospitable these days
  • her greeting was cold and inhospitable

(means also ...) not disposed to friendship or friendliness

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

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