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- adj. Not welcome
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not welcome; not pleasing; not well received; producing sadness: as, an unwelcome guest.
- To treat as being unwelcome; be displeased with.
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- adj. not welcome
- adj. not welcome; not giving pleasure or received with pleasure
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Broadway star Lea Salonga, who lives in the area, responded with outrage and took to the Internet to condemn what she called an unwelcome intrusion into her bedroom.
The extended timeline has civil groups furious over what they describe as the unwelcome presence of a foreign military force in Haiti.
Putting up a sign that says that people of a certain political persuasion are unwelcome is tantamount to refusing patients.
The Europa League is often described as an unwelcome distraction for English clubs but the exact opposite has been true for Birmingham City.
However, using a "minority space" to make a privileged individual feel uncomfortable about themselves or to feel unwelcome is not acceptable.
For all of us, the challenge is to look beyond narrow self-interest: to accept that fundamental change will indeed affect everyone, and often in unwelcome ways.
Alas! alas! who can measure the mountains of sorrow and suffering endured in unwelcome motherhood in the abodes of ignorance, poverty, and vice, where terror-stricken women and children are the victims of strong men frenzied with passion and intoxicating drink?
Egypt's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hossam Zaki, said the government considered the calls unwelcome interference.
“Assault,” Caralyn coolly countered, “is defined as unwelcome or improper physical contact perpetrated by one or more persons on another.
Buffett called "unwelcome" the repayments of crisis-era investments he made in GE, Goldman Sachs, and Swiss Re.