What is the opposite of friendly?

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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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Opposite of pleasant and amicable in nature
“The two hot-headed professors had a hostile debate about the reality and effects of climate change.”
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Opposite of favourable or serviceable
“The unfavorable weather would prevent us from completing the building of our deck in time for dinner.”
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Opposite of having a close relationship to
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“I have a distant relationship with my boss.”
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Opposite of compatible with
“This restaurant is incompatible with children.”
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Opposite of willing to assist or give aid
“She was as unobliging as they come, refusing to get up for an elderly woman standing tired on her old legs.”
Adjective
Opposite of well-meaning and kindly in nature
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Opposite of having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
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Opposite of having an easygoing and pleasing manner, especially in social situations
“Ryan is so rude, and would often make disrespectful gesticulations when provoked.”
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Opposite of free from disagreement or dissent
“The least disagreeable outcome for both parties is the status quo with minor adjustments.”
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Opposite of easygoing in temperament
“Gabriel did not need a weapon to appear intimidating as his size and unapproachable demeanor accomplished that well enough.”
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Opposite of an absence of stress or worry
“Even inside, door locked and security system activated, she was tense.”
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Opposite of friendly or sociable in nature
“The solitary candle burning on the table threw a faint light on her face, yet it was clear that she was very unhappy.”
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Opposite of comfort based on one's experience and knowledge with their surroundings
“There was something eerie about the strange old Victorian mansion where they stayed for the night.”
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Opposite of serving to commend or compliment
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(of a person) Opposite of having suitable conformity to basic moral standards
“I cannot trust any person who is dishonest, deceitful, and cunning.”
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Opposite of smooth in manner
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Opposite of kind in behavior or actions
“The dictator was known to be miserly and selfish in nature.”
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Opposite of neither sexual nor romantic in nature
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Opposite of folksy or friendly
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Opposite of having or indicating a readiness or over-readiness to be generous to or lenient with someone
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(of people) Opposite of unwilling to be separated
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Opposite of used in or suitable for everyday conversation rather than formal or official contexts
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