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unfriendly

un·friend·ly

unfriendly

pronunciation:
uhn frend li
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: unfriendlier, unfriendliest
definition 1: aloof, unpleasant, or hostile to others.
antonyms:
affable, amiable, amicable, friendly, genial, neighborly, warm
similar words:
antisocial, distant, hostile, inimical, surly, ugly
definition 2: not offering good prospects; not welcoming; forbidding.
an unfriendly coastline
antonyms:
benign, favorable, propitious
similar words:
cool, forbidding, hostile, ugly
derivation: unfriendliness (n.)
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The word unfriendly contains the following part:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
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The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2