inhospitable Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˌɪn.hɒsˈpɪt.ə.bl̩/ /ˌɪn.hɑːˈspɪt̬-/

inhospitable adjective (PERSON)

not ​welcoming or ​generous to ​people who ​visit you: I'll have to ​cook them a ​meal or they'll ​think I'm inhospitable.

inhospitable adjective (PLACE)

An inhospitable ​area is not ​suitable for ​humans to ​live in: They had to ​trek for ​miles through inhospitable ​countryside.
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