Part of speech: adjective

Not hospitable; barren; wild; cheerless.

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Usage examples "inhospitable":

  1. It seems a pity to take it off of the living- room, and rather inhospitable to rob the guest chamber. - "Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days", Nell Speed.
  2. Then we reflected how curiously cold and inhospitable Frenchmen can sometimes be to old English friends in circumstances like these- and how little they care to talk of old times and all that, unless it's the Englishman who plays the host. - "The Martian", George Du Maurier.
  3. Sallie's voice was not as inhospitable as her words. - "The Stolen Singer", Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger.