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unfriendliness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n unfriendliness an unfriendly disposition
    • n unfriendliness dislike experienced as an absence of friendliness
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n unfriendliness The quality of being unfriendly; want of kindness; disfavor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Unfriendliness unkindness
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Usage

In literature:

But, again, there was no reason to anticipate unfriendliness.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
However, Ruth did not propose to give Henriette an opportunity to show any unfriendliness.
"Ruth Fielding at the War Front" by Alice B. Emerson
They faced me with what seemed like an attitude of decided unfriendliness.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Somehow the great forest had lost its air of unfriendliness.
"Blazed Trail Stories" by Stewart Edward White
Since the murder, curiosity had changed to unfriendliness, and unfriendliness in some instances to actual hostility.
"The Fighting Shepherdess" by Caroline Lockhart
There was actual unfriendliness.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
I am afraid the unfriendliness has been increased by the sceptical tone of much of the literature of the day.
"Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877" by James Kennedy
Nobody had ever heard him speak pleasantly to anyone; therefore his unfriendliness did not at all dash Ernest's high spirits.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
They would indeed think them wild Bush children, and be justified in their present attitude of cool unfriendliness.
"Queensland Cousins" by Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
About the unfriendliness of the chauffeur there could be no doubt.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
But there was no friction, or argument, or unfriendliness between him and the High Commissioner on this account.
"Lord Milner's Work in South Africa" by W. Basil Worsfold
He looked up at the sound of horse's hoofs, and there could be no doubt about the unfriendliness of his expression when he recognized his visitor.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
Suddenly she felt the unfriendliness of the world.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
Pete watched him with growing unfriendliness.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
The Queen's unfriendliness did not trouble him much.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
Apart from Sully's unfriendliness, the chief initial difficulty arose over religion.
"The Founder of New France" by Charles W. Colby
Even in the churches she met this note of unfriendliness.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
There was neither unfriendliness nor malice.
"The Loyalists of Massachusetts" by James H. Stark
It may be done frankly, I trust, without raising suggestions of unfriendliness.
"Problems of the Pacific" by Frank Fox
To question their statements, meant unfriendliness, to trust them, meant death.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In poetry:

A vanishing speck in those inane dominions,
Single and frail, uncertain of her place,
Alone in the bright host of her companions,
Lost in the blue unfriendliness of space.
"Death of the Bird " by A D Hope
No term that savoured of unfriendliness,
No censure through those pure lips ever passed;
He saw the erring spirit’s keen distress,
And hoped for it, long-suffering to the last.
"In Memoriam — Nicol Drysdale Stenhouse" by Henry Kendall

In news:

JOEL HAMMOND The NFL finally has wised up on the unfriendliness of going to the stadium.
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