What is the opposite of inviting?

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Adjective
Opposite of offering the promise of an attractive or enjoyable experience
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Adjective
Opposite of intended or intending to arouse sexual desire or interest
Adjective
Opposite of too attractive and tempting to be resisted
Adjective
Opposite of of or relating to a young, flirtatious girl
Adjective
Opposite of giving a feeling of comfort and relaxation
Adjective
Opposite of having enchanting qualities
Adjective
Opposite of of or pertaining to flirtation
Adjective
Opposite of tending to immerse
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing enthusiasm, affection, or kindness
“We were greeted by a pair of unfriendly staff members who were content with doing their jobs perfunctorily.”
Adjective
Opposite of pleasing in general
“Life is harsh, even when the occasional acceptance or freedom temporarily provide respite.”
Verb
Opposite of bringing or inviting someone to share in an activity
“Harmful gossip and rumors will lead to the ostracizing of individuals.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to request or order the presence or participation of (someone)
“We have no choice but to bar him from speaking because he refuses to observe the proprieties.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to request or ask formally
“They demand the administration to free all political prisoners at once.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to encourage or cause a certain event or outcome
“Alternatively, if you want to prevent negative commentary, you could avoid social media altogether.”
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