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[ UK /ʌnkənd‍ʒˈiːnɪəl/ ]
  1. not suitable to your tastes or needs
    the uncongenial roommates were always fighting
    the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs
  2. very unfavorable to life or growth
    a hostile climate
    an uncongenial atmosphere
    an uncongenial soil
    the unfriendly environment at high altitudes
  3. used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted
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How To Use uncongenial In A Sentence

  • Robert only learns of Edna's new abode yesterday from his mother and claims to have returned because the Mexicans were uncongenial.
  • I am wondering how much research fiction as a category is designed to appeal to the creative writing student for whom the institutional settings and protocols are uncongenial?
  • Further, the style of Siloti's artistic life was utterly uncongenial to the post-1914 era and especially the American world.
  • The religious climate at the time was uncongenial to new ideas.
  • Frankly, we are concerned about your performing the Twist, in an era uncongenial to it, and how it might aggravate your sciatica. Dear Chairman Bernanke
  • Indeed, economists have good reason to find the theory of punctuated equilibrium uncongenial.
  • Grenville found the post uncongenial and his successes were few.
  • A sensitive session that might be uncongenial for resolving delicate domestic dilemmas.
  • the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs
  • Merely holding an uncongenial opinion one that would be considered radically unrestrictive in most of the developed world makes on a “traitor”, “defector”, and “5th-columnist”. Friendly Fire: Gun Nuts Go Full-Auto on One of Their Own « Lean Left
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