inhospitable[in häs′pit ə bəl, in′häs pit′-]
inhospitable definition by Webster's New World
- not hospitable; not offering hospitality
- not offering protection, shelter, etc.; barren; forbidding: an inhospitable climate
Origin: Midieval Latin inhospitabilis
inhospitable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Displaying no hospitality; unfriendly.
- Unfavorable to life or growth; hostile: the barren, inhospitable desert.
- in·hosˈpi·ta·ble·ness noun
- in·hosˈpi·ta·bly adverb