uncongenial

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[ UK /ʌnkənd‍ʒˈiːnɪəl/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  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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