uncongenial :

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  • a  not suitable to your tastes or needs
    the uncongenial roommates were always fighting
    the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs
  • s  very unfavorable to life or growth
    an uncongenial atmosphere
    an uncongenial soil
  • s  used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted

  • The NCC would do better to fill in the remaining gaps along Wellington, including the uncongenial plaza it has created in front of its own lackluster headquarters.
  • If democratic values are so uncongenial to Asians, why then did Asians from Rangoon to Seoul, from Manila to Beijing, demand them?.
  • The War rescued him from an uncongenial business career; his knowledge of English got him a job as liaison officer with the British Army; his own scrupulous artistic .

  • Zbigniew Brzezinski in Atlantic Free Press
    Fighting in far-away lands is quite "uncongenial to democratic instincts" noted Brzezinski, as the "economic self-denial (that is defense spending), and the human sacrifice (casualties even among professional soldiers) required in the...

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