Synonyms for inhospitable

Synonyms for (adj) inhospitable

Synonyms: inhospitable

Definition: unfavorable to life or growth

Usage: the barren inhospitable desert; inhospitable mountain areas

Similar words: desolate, bleak, bare, barren, stark

Definition: providing no shelter or sustenance

Usage: bare rocky hills; barren lands; the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes; the desolate surface of the moon; a stark landscape

Similar words: waste, wild, godforsaken

Definition: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate

Usage: a desert island; a godforsaken wilderness crossroads; a wild stretch of land; waste places

Similar words: hostile, uncongenial, unfriendly

Definition: very unfavorable to life or growth

Usage: a hostile climate; an uncongenial atmosphere; an uncongenial soil; the unfriendly environment at high altitudes

Similar words: water-washed

Definition: washed or swept with water especially waves of the sea

Similar words: windswept

Definition: open to or swept by wind

Usage: windswept headlands

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