uninviting Definition

not attractive or appealing; not welcoming or friendly.

Using uninviting: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "uninviting" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The hotel room was uninviting and smelled musty.

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    The dark, uninviting alley made her nervous.

  • Example

    The teacher's stern expression made the classroom uninviting.

uninviting Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: uninviting in Brief

The term 'uninviting' [ˌʌnɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ] describes something that is not attractive or appealing, and does not give a welcoming or friendly impression. It can be used to describe physical spaces, such as a dark alley, or people, such as a stern teacher. Synonyms include 'unappealing', 'unattractive', 'unwelcoming', 'unfriendly', and 'cold'.