• WordNet 3.6
    • adv inhospitably in an inhospitable manner "she was received inhospitably by her new family"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inhospitably In an inhospitable manner; unkindly.
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  • Orison Swett Marden
    “A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.”


In literature:

After marching for five hours over this inhospitable tract, we halted at the mouth of a valley where the hills open out into a small plain.
"Herzegovina" by George Arbuthnot
Pod once more, sleepy, inhospitable Pod.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
Silence reigned over the scene as undisturbed as when the adventurous pilgrims first leaped upon the inhospitable shore.
"The Rivals of Acadia" by Harriet Vaughan Cheney
They were even at times so inhospitable as to deal with the Indians through an open window of the fort.
"The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists" by George Bryce
And inverted commas are so inhospitable.
"Certain Personal Matters" by H. G. Wells
This Dr. S. refused to allow, as it would be considered inhospitable.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
I shall not soon forget the interview with the lawyer in which I was told the inhospitable truth.
"The Master of Appleby" by Francis Lynde
Happily, however, for her nerves, her stay was short with these inhospitable entertainers.
"Clemence" by Retta Babcock
But it seemed as inhospitable as that of the one of wider beach.
"Navy Boys Behind the Big Guns" by Halsey Davidson
Eventually we found our road blocked by a barricade of fallen masonry in front of a village which was as inhospitable as the Cities of the Plain.
"Leaves from a Field Note-Book" by J. H. Morgan

In poetry:

They lived for many years on that inhospitable shore,
And day by day they learned to love each other more and more.
At last, to their astonishment, on getting up one day,
They saw a frigate anchored in the offing of the bay.
"Etiquette" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

There are plenty of wonders in this most inhospitable of places: steaming geysers, hoodoos, volcanoes, Saharan landscapes.
Earth, that living, seething, often inhospitable and not altogether intelligently designed thing, has again shrugged, and tens of thousands of Pakistanis are dead.
For the latter-day pioneer willing to find and make peace with a remote and inhospitable place, Guadalupe Mountains National Park in West Texas will stimulate the senses and challenge the imagination.
Massac County's Patriot golf teams were a little on the inhospitable side at Saturday's Patriot Invitational golf tournament at Metropolis Country Club.
Growing Vegetation on Inhospitable Soil.
Inhospitable Hotel Management Contracts.
The animal kingdom has been inhospitable to Mitt Romney in this election cycle.
Much that is haunting and inhospitable about the Texas prairie finds its image in the tumbleweed.
It's a chilly, inhospitable Monday night in North Beach.
And in March it can be a cold, inhospitable place.
It also might mean life could survive in environments that scientists once thought were inhospitable, such as Mars or Europa, a moon of Jupiter that scientists hypothesize might have subterranean oceans.
Design a cost-effective AV system to complement the ambience of a 60s-themed restaurant in an inhospitable acoustical environment.
Either way, it resulted in an inhospitable event last week for a town that supposedly thrives on hospitality.
He's about to set a world record by climbing the highest peaks on seven continents and crossing the four most inhospitable deserts.
Drain of election night, and soon thereafter a nor'easter kept the weather inhospitable for a couple of days.

In science:

And inhospitable as turbulent fluids might appear, there too higher order formations might emerge and be sub ject to mathematical description, as demonstrated by David Ruelle (see Ruelle86 ) another early pioneer in the area.
Definability in the Real Universe
Dust internal to the BLR could potentially introduce BE-like behavior if cloud properties conspire to produce more absorption for higher L (Shuder & Macalpine 1979), but is unlikely to produce the observed ordering, even if dust were able to survive in this inhospitable environment.
A Review of Line and Continuum Correlations in AGNs