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Unamiable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Unamiable Not amiable; morose; ill-natured; repulsive.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unamiable Not amiable or lovable; not inducing love; not adapted to gain affection; repelling love or kind advances; ill-natured; repulsive.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unamiable un-ā′mi-a-bl not amiable, ill-natured.-ns. Unamiabil′ity, Unā′miableness.
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Usage

In literature:

This, of course, made me angry and unamiable.
"She and I, Volume 1" by John Conroy Hutcheson
The method of reserving all for self, is as unsuccessful as it is unamiable: it cannot succeed.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
It strikes me that he was a very selfish fellow, and therefore, like selfish boys and girls, unamiable.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity" by W.H.G. Kingston
Another heaved the ample breast of the master for the disclosure of his favorite pupil's unamiable traits.
"Helen and Arthur" by Caroline Lee Hentz
He was struck by the name as that of his former unamiable messmate.
"The Story of Nelson" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was only his second ring that the servant unamiably condescended to answer.
"At Fault" by Kate Chopin
They wore unamiable expressions.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
He was a definitely unamiable boy, if one might judge from appearances.
"In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
I don't know why you should be so unamiable and discourteous to my aunt, as you are, and I cannot allow it to continue.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
Thus did these unamiable cousins spoil their own pleasure, and give pain to Jessie by their selfish quarrel.
"Jessie Carlton" by Francis Forrester
Some were beginning to be cross and unamiable, when Pete's head again appeared.
"'Our guy'" by Mrs. E. E. Boyd
He appears to have been excessively vain and of an unamiable disposition.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
The Christianity of the age is, in my view, most unamiable.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867" by Various
Your aunt, it may be, is not a very happy person, and no one can tell but those that are unhappy how hard it is not to be unamiable too.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
She is a very unamiable character.
"A Bunch of Cherries" by L. T. Meade
This woman even if I ventured to offer her my unamiable society for the remainder of her life, could but politely decline.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales" by Paul Heyse
The little bald man carried the pieces of his cane, but his face wore a very unamiable expression.
"Monsieur Cherami" by Charles Paul de Kock
Beethoven had the reputation among his contemporaries of being harsh, bitter, suspicious, and unamiable.
"Great Musical Composers" by George T. Ferris
Flurry remained impenetrably unamiable.
"Some Experiences of an Irish R.M." by E. OE. Somerville
But Mr. Britt was in a mood too generally unamiable that day to heed prudence and wise counsel.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
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