- 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...