- not inclined to, or characterized by, hospitality, as persons or actions; unfriendly.
- (of a region, climate, etc.) not offering shelter, favorable conditions, etc.; barren: an inhospitable rocky coast.
Origin of inhospitable
Examples from the Web for inhospitably
Historical Examples of inhospitably
The Jalapenos did not receive us inhospitably—nor the Jalapenas either.The Rifle Rangers
Captain Mayne Reid
Having so inhospitably fixed the hour of departure, Lilly wanted to be nice.Aaron's Rod
D. H. Lawrence
The windows were inhospitably blank, and his heart fell with disappointment.Old Crow
He said that as he had been treated so inhospitably he would not pay the 30 per cent.English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century
James Anthony Froude
A light was burning in the hallway, but dimly and inhospitably; of the facade of the building I could perceive little.The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu
- not hospitable; unfriendly
- (of a region, an environment, etc) lacking a favourable climate, terrain, etc