uninviting


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so disagreeable as to discourage approach

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neither attractive nor tempting

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not tempting

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But it truly is "monotonous and uninviting," and there is no sufficient reason for describing it as being otherwise.
There it lay stretching out into one interminable line of dust and sand, with its sides bordered by tall, meagre trees, altogether presenting so uninviting an appearance, that no one in his senses could have imagined that any traveller, at liberty to regulate his hours for journeying, would choose to expose himself in such a formidable Sahara.
Here the donkeys were disposed of and a great horse purchased, upon which the two rode far up into a rough and uninviting country away from the beaten track, until late one evening they approached a ruined castle.
In this form, the weed looks like the oil-cake on which we fatten cattle; and even without reference to its consequences, is sufficiently uninviting.
On this subject, the Conservatives have a rather chequered and uninviting history, so it's no secret young people are least likely to vote for them.
But his uninviting garden, with its uneven paving stones and abandoned kids' playset has remained a challenge too far.
Mark thinks nothing of going out of his way for others, but it's his rundown, uninviting garden that's now in need of some TLC.
But often those bulbs emit a harsh, one-directional light that can render uninviting even the warmest of surroundings, and make one long for the appealing illumination of less-than-ecofriendly incandescent bulbs.
In addition to its uninviting exterior, a group of pigeons have made themselves right at home inside the chapel, meaning you cannot even see the floor through the inches of pigeon droppings, broken up by the odd empty bottle of discount vodka.
Not due to disillusionment or some misguided Russell Brand-esque defiance - but because of the uninviting registration process across this country.
With its dark-tinted glazing at street level, the frontages from the centre of the Hill Street elevation, and continuing along Smallbrook Queensway and Theatre Approach, are dead, dark and uninviting.
I personally find PK Park cold and uninviting, and I believe I'm not alone among Eugene baseball fans who feel this way.
THE nights are drawing in, the days are getting colder and the garden could be beginning to look bleak, dran and uninviting.
Iris Odys is caught between two worlds: the politically oppressive Haiti of her birth and the culturally uninviting America into which she was adopted.
The overall layout is visually uninviting, with the dry, tedious information laid out in extremely long blocks of text that are only occasionally broken up by a black-and-white photograph of various congressional representatives.