inimical
[ ih-nim-i-kuhl ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 16th century; Latin from late Latin inimicalis, from Latin inimicus
Synonyms
  • harmful
  • injurious
  • detrimental
  • deleterious
  • pernicious
Antonyms
  • healthy
  • advantageous
Definition
adverse in tendency or effect; unfavorable; harmful
Example
The city was a climate inimical to health.
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