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Definitions and meanings of "Uncongenial"

What do we mean by uncongenial?

Not compatible or sympathetic, as in character. adjective

Not appropriate; unsuitable. adjective

Not pleasing; disagreeable. adjective

Not congenial.

Not congenial, compatible or sympathetic adjective

Incapable of being grafted adjective

Very unfavorable to life or growth adjective

Not suitable to your tastes or needs adjective

Used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted adjective

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word uncongenial. Define uncongenial, uncongenial synonyms, uncongenial pronunciation, uncongenial translation, English dictionary definition of uncongenial.

Not friendly or pleasant to be with. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Uncongenial

The word "uncongenial" in example sentences

He believed that I had marked artistic talent and that I should not be forced to waste it in uncongenial work. ❋ Madeleine (1919)

After a short and "uncongenial" employment with Hallensteins, Charles became one of New Zealand's foremost literary figures, founding the literary journal Landfall in 1946. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The caricature of celebrity-friendly religions, of course, is that they are long on consolation and short on anything else, such as uncongenial moral codes or an actual God whose own celebrity, celeb-watching snarks suggest, might occasionally overshadow the star's own.

"uncongenial," the "friendly parting before any bitterness creeps in," and the "free to decide our lives in some happier and wiser way," rang false. ❋ Kathleen Thompson Norris (1923)

Mary, remitted from beloved friends to an uncongenial stepmother, was doubtless on her part pining for sympathy. ❋ Unknown (2010)

It is a peculiar case: some very interesting characters and family dynamics, with a wealth of layered detail, but I found the basic social message of the book rather uncongenial. ❋ Nwhyte (2010)

Christians have a special reason to find talk of closure to be uncongenial and unpersuasive. ❋ John Thatamanil (2011)

Some of those arguments seem insane to people who find them uncongenial. ❋ James Taranto (2010)

Something has gone haywire with the Earth's core, and if nothing is done, the result will be Snuff City for America and possibly for the whole human race—it's not clear which, but neither prospect is one that Mr. McCarry finds entirely uncongenial. ❋ Lee Sandlin (2011)

He worked for a spell as a teacher, but finding this uncongenial, he went to work for Tottenham council in north London as a garden designer. ❋ John Turner (2010)

Nowadays graduate degrees are seen (often) as an avenue out of an uncongenial field into a new one, which means their work experience is often only somewhat relevant or entirely irrelevant. ❋ Unknown (2009)

She liked Hogg and loved Leigh Hunt, but Peacock was uncongenial to her. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Mr. Bielat holds some views that this crowd would find uncongenial. ❋ James Taranto (2010)

They were wrapped in an uncongenial and frosty imperviousness. ❋ Unknown (2010)

We dispersed to various tasks, such uncongenial occupations as the shoveling of snow, the loading of gravel carts, and the more unfortunate descended to the depths of a canal. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Frankly, we are concerned about your performing the Twist, in an era uncongenial to it, and how it might aggravate your sciatica. ❋ Peter Jeffrey (2011)

We have had very uncongenial weather lately for aeirial music, but I beg you to remember, Sir, that if by your change of abode the Harp in dimensions becomes wrong, you are at liberty to change it at a future time, if undeface'd. ❋ Unknown (2009)

That single cell contracts and recoils from the things in its environment uncongenial to its constitution, and the things congenial it draws to itself and absorbs. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Person 1: Ugh, he’s so uncongenial [I can’t] stand to be around him. Person 2: No [Fr] he’s [no fun] to be around… ❋ Mrsbigbankbuhdaa (2022)

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