Definition of ungenial in English:


Line breaks: un|gen¦ial
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈdʒiːnɪəl


Not genial: he was of somewhat ungenial temperament
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  • But the ungenial man was an excellent conductor who was generous enough every second or third week to invite the big maestros of the world.
  • But it proved a wet, ungenial summer, and incessant rain often confined us for days to the house.
  • The house was in a most, as Mother had deemed it, ungenial location, abutting the tracks.

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