Uncompanionable

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Uncompanionable not companionable or sociable
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Usage

In literature:

He was about as close-mouthed and uncompanionable as they make them.
"The Breaking Point" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
What an uncompanionable disagreeable person he must have been!
"The Way of All Flesh" by Samuel Butler
They say it speaks, telling of the future to those who dare to kneel beside it uncompanioned from night till dawn.
"Ayesha" by H. Rider Haggard
The other clerks, to say the least, found the newcomer uncompanionable.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
It seemed uncompanionable to have grown thus suddenly afraid of him, to leave him thus alone in that still room.
"Young Lives" by Richard Le Gallienne
Now that he came to think of it, there was something uncompanionable in elderly people.
"The Prodigal Father" by J. Storer Clouston
Miss McCroke was dreary, but she was not altogether uncompanionable.
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
He had a capacity for silence that was not uncompanionable.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
And those steps were to her no longer uncompanioned.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Beorn, when he had recovered from his debauch, was as silent, absorbed, and uncompanionable as ever.
"Murder Point" by Coningsby Dawson
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In poetry:

O harp of the winds singing above the dead,
O rush of wings over the turbulent deep,
Pray for the spirits uncompanioned,
The dreams returned into oblivion,
The men drifting far from the stars and sun,
Lost in a lonely night and a loveless sleep.
"XXVII. "About the headlands and the rocky shoals"" by Robert Silliman Hillyer