HyperDic: uncongenial

English > 3 senses of the word uncongenial:
ADJECTIVEalluncongenial, incompatiblenot suitable to your tastes or needs
alluncongenial, hostile, unfriendlyvery unfavorable to life or growth
alluncongenialused of plant stock or scions
English > uncongenial: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot suitable to your tastes or needs.
Examples
  • "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"
  • "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"
Synonymincompatible
Narrowerdisagreeable, unsympatheticnot agreeing / agreeing with your tastes or expectations
See alsoincompatiblenot compatible
unfriendlynot disposed to friendship or friendliness
unsympatheticnot sympathetic or disposed toward
OppositecongenialSuitable to your needs
Spanishincompatible
Nounsuncongenialitya disposition not to be congenial
English > uncongenial: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery unfavorable to life or growth.
Examples
  • "an uncongenial atmosphere"
  • "an uncongenial soil"
Synonymshostile, unfriendly
Broaderinhospitableunfavorable to life or growth
Spanishfrío, hostil, indiferente, inhóspito
Catalanhostil, inhòspit
English > uncongenial: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningUsed of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted.
Broaderincompatiblenot compatible

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