inimically

inimical

[ih-nim-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
adverse in tendency or effect; unfavorable; harmful: a climate inimical to health.
2.
unfriendly; hostile: a cold, inimical gaze.
Also, inimicable.


Origin:
1635–45; < Latin inimīc(us) unfriendly, hostile (see enemy) + -al1

inimically, adverb
inimicalness, inimicality, noun
uninimical, adjective
uninimically, adverb

inimical, inimitable.


1. noxious. 2. antagonistic. See hostile.


2. friendly.
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inimical (ɪˈnɪmɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  adverse or unfavourable
2.  not friendly; hostile
 
[C17: from Late Latin inimīcālis, from inimīcus, from in-1 + amīcus friendly; see enemy]
 
in'imically
 
adv
 
in'imicalness
 
n
 
inimi'cality
 
n

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inimical
1643, from L.L. inimicalis "hostile," from L. inimicus "unfriendly, an enemy" (see enemy).
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