What is the opposite of affectionate?

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Adjective
Opposite of having affection or warm regard for
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“During this time, when their paths did cross, they seldom talked, and when they did, she was cold towards him.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a caring or kindly nature
“He felt that she was selfish and thoughtless because she thought she had the right to do whatever she wanted, even if it meant hurting others.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a kindly disposition
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“The neighbor was an unfriendly man who always greeted us with a scowl.”
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(of words or language) Opposite of soothing and not harsh or angry
“They might be saying little in public but under the cloak of anonymity, plenty of harsh words are being uttered.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an easygoing and pleasing manner, especially in social situations
“Ryan is so rude, and would often make disrespectful gesticulations when provoked.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or showing love or great care
Adjective
Opposite of conducive to or characterized by the expression of love or affection
“After a dinner of slimy, lukewarm ramen noodles, they spent an unromantic night shivering on the lumpy ground in a flimsy tent surrounded by animal noises.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to a son or daughter
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Opposite of giving someone support or confidence
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Opposite of marked or characterised by love
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