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uninviting

[uhn-in-vahy-ting] /ˌʌn ɪnˈvaɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not inviting; unpleasant:
a region with an uninviting climate.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; un-1 + inviting
Related forms
uninvitingly, adverb
uninvitingness, noun
Synonyms
unappealing, unattractive, disagreeable.
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British Dictionary definitions for un-inviting

uninviting

/ˌʌnɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not tempting, alluring, or attractive
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Word Origin and History for un-inviting

uninviting

adj.

1680s, from un- (1) + inviting.

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