uncongenial


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Synonyms for uncongenial

not suitable to your tastes or needs

very unfavorable to life or growth

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used of plant stock or scions

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However, they were all waiting--all the sixteen or twenty pilgrims of them--for something; and upon my word it did not seem an uncongenial occupation, from the way they took it, though the only thing that ever came to them was disease--as far as I could see.
Why settle down to some humdrum uncongenial billet, when excitement, romance, danger and a decent living were all going begging together?
Miss Haldin's true and delicate humanity had been extremely shocked by the uncongenial fate of her new acquaintance, that lady companion, secretary, whatever she was.
The uncongenial oddity of its surroundings, with the two brass knobs of the iron safe of Chicksey, Veneering, and Stobbles staring from a corner, like the eyes of some dull dragon, only made it the more delightful.
Having made one or two tentative remarks to the nearest miner, and receiving only short, gruff replies, the traveller resigned himself to uncongenial silence, staring moodily out of the window at the fading landscape.
This synchronized with growing conventional and uncongenial oil output by OPEC members and Russia, and economic slowdown in several countries, mainly China, Salama noted.
But Maurras was aware of the difficult task of survival that confronts the right in uncongenial times.
And there were debts galore in the Symphony in F sharp (such an uncongenial orchestral key) by Erich Korngold, Viennese child prodigy turned Hollywood filmster.
The consequences of whatever actions NATO undertakes in Iraq may well turn out to be equally uncongenial, but the forays of the so-called Islamic State (IS) have nonetheless offered it some kind of goal to strive for.
As revealed in the article the man is no doubt a distinguished person for the deliverance he made, kept merit and transparency above all during his professional civil service in very uncongenial circumstances and this makes him deserve for special treament to be meted out to him.
The prospect of greater co-operation between the two emerging superpowers heralds an uncongenial time.
After all may be Amou Haji is showing us an alternative and uncongenial way of life to live and who's to say who's right and who's wrong?
They want to dictate us and say the pen should be yours, but worlds ours and they use various derogatory words for their opponents which, they insist, should be published without change which is not possible for journalists since they have to take into consideration the ethical code of journalism," Shahzada said and added that the Khuzdar (A suburb area of the province) situation was thoroughly uncongenial for the journalists where two sons of the President of Khuzdar Press Club were killed and even in (Nov 1, 2012 ) a United Nations report on human rights violation has been published in Balochistan which clearly says that the journalists and their families are targeted in Balochsitan and Pakistan's Foreign Minister could not defend it.
Nonfundamentalist religion, by definition, depends upon cherry-picking the given religion's doctrines, discarding the uncongenial teachings, and reinterpreting the others to make them more comfortable to live with.
Under Wells' guidance, Dump Truck finished the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart 35th overall, and finished second in IRC Division 2 despite being at the mercy of uncongenial winds.