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Meaning of INIMICAL

Pronunciation:  i'nimikul

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

INIMICAL is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: hostile, unfriendly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*im"i*cal\ (?; 277), a. [L. inimicalis, fr. inimicus
unfriendly, hostile; pref. in- not + amicus friendly. See
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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