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uncongenial adj
1 not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs" [syn: incompatible] [ant: congenial]
2 very unfavorable to life or growth; "a hostile climate"; "an uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the unfriendly environment at high altitudes" [syn: hostile, unfriendly]
3 used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted

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  1. not congenial, compatible or sympathetic
  2. incapable of being grafted

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