inimical

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From Latin inimicus ‎(enemy), from in- ‎(not) + amicus ‎(friend).

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inimical ‎(comparative more inimical, superlative most inimical)

  1. Harmful in effect.
    Suicide is inimical to the health of the participant.
  2. Unfriendly, hostile.
    Her inimical attitude precludes romance.

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