How To Use Unfriendly In A Sentence

  • The art world can be a profoundly unfriendly and unbalanced place. Times, Sunday Times
  • Developers, well those that meet Apple's firm and unfriendly terms and conditions, have helped this by creating 5,000 new applications for the handheld gogglebox, meaning that it's big numbers all round at Apple - particularly we imagine in the App Store and Ibook store accounting departments. The Inquirer
  • So the bottom line is that just about any car, even one powered by bio-diesel, is eco-unfriendly to some degree. A fast food morning with the Tesla Roadster Sport - Boing Boing
  • Visitors who come to a cold, unfriendly church are not likely to return. Christianity Today
  • An unfriendly man pursues selfish ends ; he defies all sound judgment.
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  • Given the choice of landing in unfriendly Syria or ditching, he was forced to make a cutter landing at night, and he hasn't forgotten.
  • A herring gull with a crab claw in its beak stood on the harbour wall, observing me with pale, unfriendly eyes. Times, Sunday Times
  • With her striking beauty, it became imperative for her to learn how to frown and look unfriendly when she went outside. Times, Sunday Times
  • They said hi back, but coldly and with a smile that seemed unfriendly and strange.
  • Fleetwood that the owner of the Theatre was a "stubborne fellow," and advised that he be sent for and "bounde" -- would have given advice and information so unfriendly to their own manager, and there cannot be the slightest doubt that Burbage was "the owner" of the Theatre from 1576 to Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592
  • It was an interview broadcast by a privately owned company, said to be not unfriendly to the Conservatives.
  • This period has been combined with an increasingly unfriendly attitude towards parents.
  • Thus comes it that we take a final glance through two childish prison-houses, in far-separate Russian cities, wherein a youth and a maiden lie nightly dreaming the same dreams: one of them a spirit already bonded to the service of mind under the whip of circumstance: destined to storm rocky heights, from which hard-won eminences he shall command great views of sweeping plains and far-off mountain ranges; the other a pretty chrysalis on the eve of her change into a butterfly of butterflies; who is, nevertheless, to attempt flights overhigh and overfar for her frail wings; venturing to unfriendly lands whence she must return with frayed and tired pinions and a bruised and bleeding little soul. The Genius
  • It also whet the tastebuds of an unfriendly adder - Britain's only poisonous snake species.
  • My favourite direction: 'You pass a ramshackle old farm with a very unfriendly dog but it is normally chained up. The Sun
  • His dark, ashy hair and unfriendly appearance didn't help the sessions at all.
  • I find her very aloof and unfriendly.
  • In Boston this morning the wind was cold and exceeding unfriendly.
  • Partially disabled, his craft is captured by a huge, whale-like space vessel crewed by a handful of rather unfriendly aliens.
  • It refers to the unfriendly stare and unkind glances we sometimes get from people around us.
  • I don't think masochism is quite the word I'd use for Twilight, but I think both Bella and Edward are dislikable characters; Bella's weak and Edward's just plain unfriendly. March Christian Science Fiction & Fantasy Blog Tour
  • Any friendly aspect or unfriendly connection between these two is then said to reflect upon the relationship of the lovers.
  • the unfriendly environment at high altitudes
  • It has all the elements of one of his books: a cold, unfriendly world, full of horrible children.
  • A friendly look with the wrong facial expression can turn into an unfriendly stare, and nervousness may be wrongly understood as unfriendliness.
  • But it was more than that, some kind of aversive, body-unfriendly habit, but also a desire for comfort that I thought was most achievable in looseness. Fashion Post 3: Tight
  • Pa settled his family in malarial swamps, put them in danger from unfriendly natives, and moved them time and time again all over the prairie always at their great peril. sourire - French Word-A-Day
  • To start with people are very unfriendly, unprofessional and rude.
  • By unfriendly critics, much has been made of the fact that the Dukhobor women perform the arduous work of harnessing themselves to the plough, but this is entirely at their own suggestion. Janey Canuck in the West
  • a cold unfriendly nod
  • It is not fair for him to be permanently unfriendly to someone who has hurt him.
  • You should see him wrinkle his nose in disgust if it's all chilly and unfriendly.
  • I also got into what I later learned was called the intersectionality between women's rights and other social justice issues but saw as an important part of the equality my parents taught me was important: standing up for my friends who were out or who coped, as best they could, with being people of color in a very majority-white and sometimes unfriendly environment. Megan Carpentier: A Feminist's U-Turn: A Torrid Tale of Disappointment and Discovery
  • The left one is electrum, which is poisonous to demons, and the right one is blessed iron, in case I run across any unfriendly vampires or even faeriesfaeries hate iron. Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series
  • Thus governments have built more roads, and have generally favoured the dangerous and environmentally unfriendly at the expense of the safe and green. Times, Sunday Times
  • Jack was distant, unfriendly at best, and then he even abruptly pulled out a textbook and started to read it, blocking us out completely.
  • Proust entered after 2am, dapper and strange, "blinking like a night-bird", as someone once said of him, and he soon got into a markedly unfriendly conversation with Stravinsky about Beethoven's late quartets. Diaghilev: Lord of the dance
  • You have written me yet another unfriendly, legalistic letter.
  • GMOs on the contrary are contaminative, unfriendly to our biodiversity, and pose a threat to the existence of our indigenous seeds, to organic farming systems, and to human and animal health in general. Dear Wellesley College, my alma mater, and Robert Paarlberg, a professor there
  • With her striking beauty, it became imperative for her to learn how to frown and look unfriendly when she went outside. Times, Sunday Times
  • Even when he was working on a shoestring, he revealed the kind of amiably creative flair that is often overlooked by film snobs in their unending quest for audience-unfriendly breakthroughs to punish the paying customers for their bourgeois tastes. Burns' Comic Realism Remains, His Brothers Are Gone
  • By the way, unquantifiable is the cost of having a continuous caravan of stinking garbage trucks marring the aesthetic beauty of the Ontario countryside. Call it an unfriendly to tourists feature.
  • A herring gull with a crab claw in its beak stood on the harbour wall, observing me with pale, unfriendly eyes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Yes, one of the world's most unfriendly companies had transformed itself into a ‘friendly, open, trusted’ organisation simply by using lower-case letters and some pastel colours.
  • In Germany, cartons have gained a reputation for being environmentally unfriendly, and there has been a movement to encourage the use of returnable bottles.
  • Those changes would be offset by taxes on environmentally unfriendly activities and end cosy arrangements that are often exploited by the very wealthy. Times, Sunday Times
  • I spent a lot of time trekking through the jungle, exploring uncharted areas and meeting primitive tribes, some were friendly but more often than not they were unfriendly.
  • Others made similar protests and the meeting concluded on a distinctly unfriendly note. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry
  • There are also other sociocultural barriers that make health services "unfriendly" to poor and vulnerable households in addition to misconceptions about the safety of vaccination. Dr. Orin Levine: Vaccines for Children: Why We Need to Create Incentives Now
  • It is not fair for him to be permanently unfriendly to someone who has hurt him.
  • Both he and his advisers felt that every day's delay was a substantial gain, and that the maintenance of the _status quo_, with no fresh outbreak at home and no unfriendly expression aborad, was of incalculable advantage to the cause of the Union. Twenty Years of Congress, Vol. 1 (of 2) From Lincoln to Garfield, with a Review of the Events Which Led to the Political Revolution of 1860
  • She found that she could not think straight, for her mind kept returning to the forbidding trees - unfriendly reminders of the peaceful days of her childhood.
  • I've come to realise how unfriendly and un-approachable it must make me appear when I avoid looking at people.
  • His friends, who have known him for more than 25 years, say he has never in his life used one single cuss word, has never been unfriendly and has always been very complaisant.
  • Though it remained bad-tempered, captious, and unfriendly, it never went short of food. CHARMED LIFE
  • The Maoris within the _kainga_ met them with sullen looks, for their soreness of feeling over the Government surveys now going on in their district had made them unfriendly to white faces. Adventures in Many Lands
  • Time and again, Web readers are left overwhelmed, bogged down by big blocks of text, unnavigable homepages and user-unfriendly features.
  • One is that there's a couple of guys currently enjoying the hospitality and unfriendly attention to the point of proctoscopy of the Secret Service. "Kill Him!"
  • An unfriendly critic might conclude that Jefferson was projecting his own disunionist intentions on to his opponents, whose only "crime" was to attempt to buttress the authority of the federal government in a period of global political crisis -- and "quasi-war" with France -- when national security was in jeopardy. Thomas Jefferson, Federalist. Peter S. Onuf
  • His tone was curt and unfriendly.
  • He has not been that productive at Dolphins Stadium, a park considered unfriendly to lefthanded power hitters.
  • However, flying the unfriendly skies in coach is now already terrible torture – at least for those of us with long legs. Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Security Theater
  • In August 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev delayed sending Zurabov to Kiev over what he described as unfriendly policies pursued by his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yushchenko. RIA Novosti
  • The bell let out an ear-shattering, death-defying ring that sent out ghosts and wights and phantoms and other eerie, unfriendly shadowlings.
  • A herring gull with a crab claw in its beak stood on the harbour wall, observing me with pale, unfriendly eyes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Every newspaper report datelined Asbury Park seemed to reserve the final column inch for a special mention of the unfriendly weather. Six Weeks of Spring Training in...New Jersey?
  • Deserts, impassable mountains, unfordable rivers, wild beasts, and unfriendly Indians were part of the commonly held picture.
  • an unfriendly coldness of manner
  • The chorus unveils gleaming shards of bombastic wit and cut-throat tuneage before the shroud of unfriendly uber-noise descends once more.
  • She gave me a most unfriendly stare, shouldered past me and stomped off to inspect the works.
  • The term expatriate is also an unfriendly term for a society that relies heavily on the industry of tourism to generate revenue and partially built on the backs of guest workers from other countries and cultures. Cayman Net News Daily Headlines
  • And when you leave your front door you enter an unfriendly place of physical obstacles, hazards, frustrations. Times, Sunday Times
  • I couldn't be moved to reconstruct an extra phoneme because it seemed to me to mitigate against peak theoretical efficiency i.e. it was Occam's-Razor-unfriendly but I had to concede that there was at least an added voiced allophone of *s at work. Nominative Lengthening and a reinterpretation of Szemerenyi's Law
  • Oil and gas have not become any less scarce, or environmentally unfriendly, because of the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times
  • But there are two unhelpful, unfriendly kinds of manitous.
  • It was an interview broadcast by a privately owned company(Sentencedict), said to be not unfriendly to the Conservatives.
  • an unfriendly act of aggression
  • They mean much more for the disabled children, who grow with a social stigma in an unfriendly environment.
  • She has a rather cold, unfriendly manner.
  • In reality - when I'm not mulling these things over in my mind and being paranoid - I don't think I'm unapproachable or unfriendly.
  • Just like all the other most environmentally unfriendly habits of our affluent world, most cosmetic surgery is unnecessary. Times, Sunday Times
  • There is already unease about perpetual consumption being vaguely environmentally unfriendly, but it has got a long way to go. Times, Sunday Times
  • They are the most unfriendly, clueless, disorganized, unbusinesslike set of people I have ever encountered.
  • The world these characters inhabit is harsh and unfriendly. Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Petersen
  • His volumes (physically unhandsome, in a rebarbative print-ondemand format, with cramped typesetting) are reader-unfriendly. The Times Literary Supplement
  • But to this day, teachers often come across parents who say UNICEF is unfriendly to Israel, and they have to explain to them that they are confusing two organizations. All Treat, No Tricks As UNICEF Fundraiser Turns 60
  • People always complain that the big banks and big companies are unfriendly and unhelpful.
  • Suppose that you have been stranded in a village in an unfriendly kingdom.
  • On the rare occasions he has been out in Glasgow's city centre after dark, he has been wearing a duffel coat with a huge hood to hide him from unfriendly eyes.
  • A herring gull with a crab claw in its beak stood on the harbour wall, observing me with pale, unfriendly eyes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Heather said cotton is one of the world's most environmentally unfriendly crops because of the chemicals used by farmers.
  • Others made similar protests and the meeting concluded on a distinctly unfriendly note. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry
  • Just like all the other most environmentally unfriendly habits of our affluent world, most cosmetic surgery is unnecessary. Times, Sunday Times
  • And when you leave your front door you enter an unfriendly place of physical obstacles, hazards, frustrations. Times, Sunday Times
  • Which is not to say that we should create disharmony and be unfriendly with our friends and relatives, and with other people.
  • The decline in birds such as the yellowhammer and corn bunting is down to unfriendly farming methods and human encroachment. Times, Sunday Times
  • It should have suffered from audience-unfriendly formatting (three feature-length slots, as opposed to a bitesize six-part series) and audience-unfriendly scheduling. Times, Sunday Times
  • On their way to the diggings, these early miners would brave many hardships such as heat, cold, lack of water, unfriendly tribes and shortage of food, just to obtain this treasured mineral.
  • I meant to wait however long it took, even if I had to sit in that unfriendly place and smell the heavy aroma of frying fat from the kitchens forever.
  • This category includes deposit-and-return systems, where ‘tax’ is rebated, and un-rebated taxes on environmentally unfriendly products such as cigarettes, certain types of energy, and certain chemicals.
  • Sauvignon Blanc is a good match for the ham and the asparagus, a notoriously wine - unfriendly ingredient.
  • Winner of our best bigger company with high environmental impact award, the firm does not allow vanilla villains to get away with their environmentally unfriendly attitudes. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Clinton campaign had long since ceased polling in unfriendly states, and now had to make do with guesswork. The Front-Runner’s Fall
  • Suddenly, her aloneness, the dress, the expensive vanilla-scented perfume, the strange drinks and the unfriendly looks from across the bar make sense.
  • + Conservatives in GOP press for House rule changes requiring germaneness of amendments, to eliminate pork and unfriendly riders. The 2010 RedState predictions thread. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState
  • Shaha said GMOs threatened Kenya's environment as it was contaminative and unfriendly to bio diversity posing a threat to the existence of indigenous seeds, organic farming system, human and animal health Dear Wellesley College, my alma mater, and Robert Paarlberg, a professor there
  • He has been described by a writer unfriendly to his politics as "the most brilliant man in the Senate; a man so wonderfully rich, that though he seeks to beggar himself in talents and opportunities, he has left a patrimony large enough to outdazzle most of his colleagues. History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States
  • Oil and gas have not become any less scarce, or environmentally unfriendly, because of the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some people find her aloof and unfriendly.
  • ‘Listen to me, girl,’ he snapped, his tone suddenly frigid and unfriendly.
  • That unfriendly, unbrotherly, unneighbourly, as well as rash and unmannerly, Spurning of the Execution, and then sending it to John Adams diary 7, 21 March - 18 October 1761
  • Mark Terence Chapman: A case of Mars bars to offer friendly aliens, a phasor for the unfriendly aliens, and a sonic screwdriver — because stuff is always breaking down at the wrong time. Gabriella Hewitt » 2007 » October
  • It is unfriendly , crime-ridden and filled with alcoholics and people who dump trash everywhere.
  • Thus governments have built more roads, and have generally favoured the dangerous and environmentally unfriendly at the expense of the safe and green. Times, Sunday Times
  • The man who shared her apartment was surly, unfriendly, and always complaining about the lifts and the garbage disposal.
  • The old man looked cross and unfriendly.
  • But Kuo said that the blame for such disasters belongs on public construction projects that used ecological unfriendly engineering methods.
  • She has a very formal manner, which can seem unfriendly.
  • It was surprisingly warm, considering the unfriendly grey skies.
  • The levy, supposedly introduced to penalise environmentally unfriendly vehicles, will mean that all but fully electric cars are hit with a charge. Times, Sunday Times
  • I've never met such a snobbish, selfish, unfriendly, rude lot in all my life.
  • It has produced unfriendly working conditions for people with families.
  • Those changes would be offset by taxes on environmentally unfriendly activities and end cosy arrangements that are often exploited by the very wealthy. Times, Sunday Times
  • Parisians on the street often looked worried, hurried and unfriendly.
  • Even the newsboy, inured to the short words of an unfriendly world, and usually quite indifferent thereto, was impressed by the asperity of the suggestion and moved somewhat hastily on. A Christmas Accident and Other Stories
  • Their dinner was marked by loud hysterics, which earned them more than one unfriendly stare from the older patrons of the restaurant.
  • Cat-unfriendly environments include active minefields, demilitarized zones, the bottom of the ocean, and hell.
  • Though it remained bad-tempered, captious, and unfriendly, it never went short of food. CHARMED LIFE
  • Looking up at the large, unfriendly face, McBeath decided this was not the moment for honesty.
  • Several friendly and unfriendly airforces were abroad, on hire to continental corporations.
  • Before the buildings around the warehouse had seemed to lean away from it, trying as hard as they could to seem unfriendly toward it.
  • It is not fair for him to be permanently unfriendly to someone who has hurt him.
  • user-unfriendly
  • Unfriendly rules requiring excessive verification, more frequent visits from caseworkers and the need to reapply in person, as well as pressure on the states to reduce their error rates, discouraged many from applying.
  • The ground covered with snow, and the atmosphere in that unsettled state between frost and thaw, which is of all others the most unfriendly for exercise, every morning beginning in rain or snow, and every evening setting in to freeze, she was for many days a most honourable prisoner. Emma
  • Hayley seemed very distant and unfriendly, and she couldn't place her finger on why.
  • Winner of our best bigger company with high environmental impact award, the firm does not allow vanilla villains to get away with their environmentally unfriendly attitudes. Times, Sunday Times
  • The levy, supposedly introduced to penalise environmentally unfriendly vehicles, will mean that all but fully electric cars are hit with a charge. Times, Sunday Times
  • London is a notoriously unfriendly place for the new arrival.
  • From time immemorial there have been friendly migrations and unfriendly onslaughts on the Kerala society, mostly through the sea.
  • As I later discovered, St. Oswald's specialized in architectural sadismeven the new science lab (pride of the establishment) featured brown glass and breeze-block walls dating from 1958, height of the ugly unfriendly architecture movement. Excerpt: What I Was by Meg Rosoff
  • I feel like skulking in the back row and being cold and unfriendly.
  • I remember vividly how doomy and oily it was, how cavernous and user-unfriendly.
  • She has a very formal manner, which can seem unfriendly.
  • He leapt down from his Warrior but received a very unfriendly reception when he asked what they were doing. Broken Lives
  • Our golf club is run by a very unfriendly clique .
  • Some people find her aloof and unfriendly.
  • I read the address in no unfriendly or hypercritic spirit, for none rejoice more than I in whatsoever contributes, even a little, to the luster of the Lone Star. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 1.
  • He was never unfriendly, always autographing bits of paper and napkins.
  • Mr. Hernadi said Surgut would only be able to win representation on MOL's board if directors recommended Surgut's candidate to shareholders, a move that was unlikely considering what he called the unfriendly nature of the Surgut deal. Hungarian Oil Firm Wary of Russian Rival's Stake
  • You think it would be unfriendly to me and my son here to leave us in what you English people call the lurch; and therefore you are depriving yourself of what would be a great pleasure as naturalists and hunters in which you would indulge if we were not here. The Ocean Cat's Paw The Story of a Strange Cruise
  • An unfriendly attitude of the shop-assistant often annoys customers.
  • Benedict urged Christians to invigorate efforts to spread their faith's message despite what he described as the unfriendly climate to Christianity in parts of the world, The Washington Post reports. CathNews
  • When a vicar asks a young chap why he does not like where he lives, he replies the people are unfriendly and the town is a dirty and unwelcoming place.
  • Thus comes it that we take a final glance through two childish prison-houses, in far-separate Russian cities, wherein a youth and a maiden lie nightly dreaming the same dreams: one of them a spirit already bonded to the service of mind under the whip of circumstance: destined to storm rocky heights, from which hard-won eminences he shall command great views of sweeping plains and far-off mountain ranges; the other a pretty chrysalis on the eve of her change into a butterfly of butterflies; who is, nevertheless, to attempt flights overhigh and overfar for her frail wings; venturing to unfriendly lands whence she must return with frayed and tired pinions and a bruised and bleeding little soul. The Genius
  • Sea fait is compofed of the marine acid, and a foflil alkali, to which latter the vitriolic acid found in Gypfiim has a greater affinity than the marine acid; it will therefore decompound the fait and unite with the foflil alkali perhaps, (I fpeak with deference, not knowing the fa6l) perhaps, I fay, the foflil alkali may be unfriendly to vegetation, or not of a nature to be ab - forbed by the plant. Transactions of the Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts and Manufactures, instituted in the State of New York
  • My initial reaction was that he was unfriendly or unsocial, but that was far from the case.
  • The old man looked cross and unfriendly.
  • Benedict urged Christians to invigorate efforts to spread their faith's message despite what he described as the unfriendly climate to Christianity in parts of the world. KansasCity.com: Front Page
  • But it's increasingly in unfriendly hands so we're more likely to just stop using it so much, a bit like Flo's horse-dung point Look How Clever We Are !
  • His tone is rather unfriendly.
  • Of all the obnoxious media-unfriendly celebrities in the world, who do model yourself on?
  • Made the long trek up to REI in the pedestrian-unfriendly Rockville and jaywalked across a busy 6-lane highway, a close substitute for the thrill of skipping conference calls.. HUFFPOST HILL - Court Gives 2009 Republicans A Big Win
  • Hence, if the people of a Territory want slavery, they will encourage it by passing affirmatory laws, and the necessary police regulations, patrol laws and slave code; if they do not want it they will withhold that legislation, and by withholding it slavery is as dead as if it was prohibited by a constitutional prohibition, especially if, in addition, their legislation is unfriendly, as it would be if they were opposed to it. Speech of Senator Douglas
  • Her flesh crawled, as if the soft night were studded with unfriendly, even malevolent eyes, watching her every movement. FOLLY
  • Some people find her aloof and unfriendly.
  • Finally, however, what probably annoys me the most about the above quoted passage, as well as other similarly know-nothing comments about the New Criticism, is the degree to which New Critical formalism continues to be regarded by some (whether, in this case, by the two critics at issue or by Christine Thomas -- I have to rely on her characterization since I haven't read the books) as an over-intellectualized, reader-unfriendly method of interpretation. Principles of Literary Criticism
  • was not in the least unfriendly
  • The report criticises local planners for being unfriendly to firms offering water-based recreation.
  • As marching armies approaching an unfriendly defile in the mountains, accelerate their march, all eagerness to place that perilous passage in their rear, and once more expand in comparative security upon the plain; even so did this vast fleet of whales now seem hurrying forward through the straits; gradually contracting the wings of their semicircle, and swimming on, in one solid, but still crescentic centre. Moby Dick; or the Whale
  • I didn't think he was unfriendly. I put him down as shy.
  • Our golf club is run by a very unfriendly clique .
  • It was something like a planned experiment in how bribes might be used to destabilize a government considered unfriendly to the US.
  • Visitors who come to a cold, unfriendly church are not likely to return. Christianity Today
  • The patrol boat towed the craft to deep water where it was cleared of environmentally unfriendly products and then set adrift.
  • It's been a beastly job - the builders had used some user-unfriendly adhesive, making the removal of the old vinyl a slow, messy and tedious task.
  • They're an eclectic bunch, occasionally laconic but never unfriendly.
  • There is already unease about perpetual consumption being vaguely environmentally unfriendly, but it has got a long way to go. Times, Sunday Times
  • I’m once again careening back in my chair at ergonomically unfriendly angles whilst plugged up and charging. People I Hate While Travelling
  • A material witness and designated unfriendly -- a convicted felon. STONE CITY
  • An unfriendly critic at this time describes "his countenance swollen and reddish, his voice sharp and untuneable, and his eloquence full of fervor. Early European History
  • It overlooked, and yet by cunning phrase condoned, every unfriendly act of England during our civil war. Twenty Years of Congress, Volume 2 (of 2) From Lincoln to Garfield, with a Review of the Events Which Led to the Political Revolution of 1860
  • The squeeky wheel gets the grease so these very angry groups with "family" in their title complain and flood the fcc with complains and threaten to boycott advertisers if they continue to advertise on "family-unfriendly" shows. 90% of people in the US may not care, but that 10% makes enough noise and the networks back down and put on yet another cop or lawyer show. Censorship across the Pond: So what?
  • He held her level gaze, unsmiling but not unfriendly.
  • Her flesh crawled, as if the soft night were studded with unfriendly, even malevolent eyes, watching her every movement. FOLLY
  • Even if you live in the mountains or desert - habitats usually unfriendly to dust mites - you may have dust mites in your home if you humidify your air.
  • A friendly look with wrong facial expression can then turn into an unfriendly stare, and nervousness may be wrongly understoon as unfriendliness .
  • They're expensive and environmentally unfriendly. Times, Sunday Times
  • And if Namibians themselves are irritated, then imagine the impressions of the visitor or tourist who almost always meets an unfriendly and uncommunicative face?
  • They're expensive and environmentally unfriendly. Times, Sunday Times
  • These friendly, sometimes unfriendly canines, wandered the streets and procreated freely and ate any scraps thrown onto the ground or stole the offerings laid out each morning.
  • Our golf club is run by a very unfriendly clique .
  • an unfriendly action to take
  • My wife, Bobbie, and I found the Vietnamese to be sweet people, demon entrepreneurs, not at all unfriendly to us.
  • No pranks, no unfriendly friends, no having to sit with the adults at the kitchen table, just me and my best friend.
  • If your protagonist comes across as unfriendly, ubertormented or just plain psychotic, the agent may not want to spend more than a few graphs with them before moving on to clear more slush from their desk. Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Agents and the First Two Pages
  • My initial reaction was that he was unfriendly or unsocial, but that was far from the case.
  • Although that body is not even a private training enterprise, it saw that the bill was an incredibly unbusinesslike and unfriendly approach to the whole exercise.
  • The locals were neither friendly nor unfriendly; they stood staring from doorways or muttering to themselves in gloomy lanes, and their aloofness was unusual.
  • His volumes (physically unhandsome, in a rebarbative print-ondemand format, with cramped typesetting) are reader-unfriendly. The Times Literary Supplement

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