About The Word Inimical

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Inimical

Inimical Meaning & Definition
Inimical Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Inimical?

[adj] not friendly; "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Inimical: hostile | unfriendly

Related Terms | Find terms related to Inimical: adversary | adversative | adverse | adversive | aggressive | alien | antagonistic | anti | antipathetic | antithetic | antonymous | at cross-purposes | balancing | battling | bellicose | belligerent | bloodthirsty | bloody | bloody-minded | breakaway | chauvinist | chauvinistic | chill | chilly | clashing | cold | combative | compensating | competitive | con | conflicting | confronting | contentious | contradicting | contradictory | contradistinct | contrapositive | contrarious | contrary | contrasted | converse | cool | counter | counteractant | counteracting | counteractive | counterbalancing | counterpoised | countervailing | counterworking | cranky | cross | crotchety | dead against | detrimental | difficult | disaccordant | discordant | discrepant | dissentient | dissident | enemy | eyeball to eyeball | ferocious | fierce | fighting | fractious | frosty | full of fight | hard | harmful | hawkish | hostile | icy | ill | in opposition | incompatible | inconsistent | inhospitable | inverse | jingo | jingoish | jingoist | jingoistic | martial | militant | militaristic | military | miserable | negative | nonconformist | noncooperative | not easy | obstinate | obverse | offensive | opponent | opposed | opposing | opposite | oppositional | oppositive | oppugnant | overthwart | perverse | pugnacious | quarrelsome | reactionary | recalcitrant | refractory | renitent | repugnant | resistant | reverse | revolutionary | rigorous | rival | saber-rattling | sanguinary | sanguineous | savage | scrappy | sinister | soldierlike | soldierly | squared off | strained | stressful | tense | trigger-happy | troublesome | troublous | truculent | trying | unamiable | unamicable | uncooperative | uncordial | unfavorable | unfriendly | ungenial | unharmonious | unpacific | unpeaceable | unpeaceful | unpropitious | unsociable | untoward | warlike | warmongering | warring | wretched

See Also |

Inimical In Webster's Dictionary

\In*im"i*cal\ (?; 277), a. [L. inimicalis, fr. inimicus unfriendly, hostile; pref. in- not + amicus friendly. See {Amity}.] 1. Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; -- chiefly applied to private, as hostile is to public, enmity. 2. Opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; inconsistent; incompatible; adverse; repugnant. We are at war with a system, which, by its essence, is inimical to all other governments. --Burke.

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