unaccommodatingness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From unaccommodating +‎ -ness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ʌnəˈkɒmədeɪtɪŋnəs/

Noun[edit]

unaccommodatingness (uncountable)

  1. The quality or fact of being unaccommodating; intractability.
    • 1986, Richard Poole, Richard Hughes: Novelist, p. 113:
      Certainly 'Martha', 'Cornelius Katie' and 'Llwyd' are agreed in their determination to illustrate the harsh unaccommodatingness of life to children.
    • 2012, Katherine Angel, Unmastered, Penguin 2014, p. 36:
      I want to feel your capacity to resist me, your unaccommodatingness.