Definitions for inimicalɪˈnɪm ɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfriendly, inimical(adj)

    not friendly

    "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"

Wiktionary

  1. inimical(Adjective)

    Harmful in effect

    Suicide is inimical to the health of the participant.

  2. inimical(Adjective)

    unfriendly; hostile

    Her inimical attitude precludes romance.

  3. Origin: From the inimicus “enemy”; in- not and amicus friendly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inimical(adj)

    having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; -- chiefly applied to private, as hostile is to public, enmity

  2. Inimical(adj)

    opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; inconsistent; incompatible; adverse; repugnant

  3. Origin: [L. inimicalis, fr. inimicus unfriendly, hostile; pref. in- not + amicus friendly. See Amity.]


Translations for inimical

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • feindselig, feindlich, schädlich, unfreundlichGerman
  • malamikaEsperanto
  • hostil, nocivoSpanish
  • kaltegarri, etsaiBasque
  • neuchaarjoilManx
  • vijandelijkDutch
  • nieprzyjazny, szkodliwy, wrogiPolish
  • враждебный, недружелюбный, вредныйRussian

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