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inhospitality

[in-hos-pi-tal-i-tee, in-hos-] /ˌɪn hɒs pɪˈtæl ɪ ti, ɪnˌhɒs-/
noun
1.
lack of hospitality; inhospitable attitude toward or treatment of visitors, guests, etc.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Latin inhospitālitās. See in-3, hospitality
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inhospitality

/ˌɪnhɒspɪˈtælɪtɪ; ɪnˌhɒs-/
noun
1.
the state or attitude of being inhospitable or unwelcoming
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