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Synonyms for inimical
ɪˈnɪm ɪ kəlin·im·i·cal

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  1. inimicaladjective

    Synonyms:
    inimicable

  2. inimicaladjective

    Harmful in effect

    Suicide is inimical to the health of the participant.

    Synonyms:
    inimicable

  3. inimicaladjective

    unfriendly; hostile

    Her inimical attitude precludes romance.

    Synonyms:
    inimicable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfriendly, inimicaladjective

    not friendly

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

    Synonyms:
    uncongenial, unfriendly, hostile

    Antonyms:
    amicable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inimicaladjective

    Synonyms:
    hostile, unfriendly, unkind, malevolent, antagonistic

  2. inimicaladjective

    Synonyms:
    adverse, unfavorable, opposed, contrary, repugnant, hurtful, pernicious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inimical":

    hostile, unfavourable, contrary

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How to use inimical in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Friedman:

    It is deeply disturbing to see a group of students engaged in this kind of conduct, this symbolic gesture aimed not just to reject or refute ideas but to obliterate the very paper on which they were written... It behooves the university to educate its students about why book burning is so inimical to open discourse and free expression.

  2. Rohit Kansal:

    Credible inputs continue to be received of the likelihood of large scale terrorist attacks, sponsored by forces inimical to the nation and from outside its borders.

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