Origin of inhospitable
Related formsin·hos·pi·ta·ble·ness, nounin·hos·pi·ta·bly, adverb
Examples from the Web for inhospitable
Be careful, it advised, your reaction could be misconceived as inhospitable.
Most important, they won elections in what might have otherwise been inhospitable territory.GOP Needs More Northeast Republicans to Save the Party|John Avlon|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But then the Sahara dried out, turning from a green savannah into an inhospitable desert.
Who were the people who populated this usually uninhabited, inhospitable place so densely and in so strange a manner?Arachne, Complete|Georg Ebers
But the Admiral gave this inhospitable welcomer the slip and was soon off the coast of Portugal.The True Story of Christopher Columbus|Elbridge S. Brooks
Father Hickey had suffered the meed of his inhospitable conduct.The Miraculous Revenge|Bernard Shaw
From the ridge top the descent to the lake was steep, with broken cliffs and a rough, inhospitable, stony beach at the base.The Island of Yellow Sands|E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
Cold and inhospitable as is this country, we have the means of existing in it, if we have sense to employ them.Peter the Whaler|W.H.G. Kingston