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unwelcoming

adjective uk   /ʌnˈwel.kəm.ɪŋ/ us  
not making a guest or visitor feel happy, comfortable, or wanted: The house was damp and unwelcoming.
Translations of “unwelcoming”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對訪客)不親切的,不熱情的,冷淡的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对访客)不亲切的,不热情的,冷淡的…
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