What is the opposite of welcoming?

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Adjective
Opposite of willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas
Adjective
Opposite of friendly and welcoming to visitors or guests
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Adjective
Opposite of offering the promise of an attractive or enjoyable experience
Adjective
Opposite of causing happiness by its nature or appearance
“You'll need to have thick skin to watch the movie, as the subject presented in it is quite depressing.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance or manner of greeting someone
“His family gave him an emotional farewell before he boarded the plane.”
Noun
Opposite of the process or fact of being received as adequate, valid, or suitable
“He dealt with the rejection amicably and sought feedback on what he could have done better.”
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 receive or accept gladly or readily
“He would spurn her advances because he was a happily married man.”
Verb
(welcome in) Opposite of present participle for to officially celebrate the coming or arrival of
“Can you please behave this Christmas, and not ruin it for everyone else?”
Verb
(welcome in) Opposite of present participle for to officially celebrate the coming or arrival of
“Dave said that he would dread the day of his wedding, and would not relish the exchanging of vows with any sense of anticipation.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to accept something willingly or gladly
“The tribe would shun modern medicine in favor of preserving their ancient way of life.”
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