from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse: habits inimical to good health.
- adj. Unfriendly; hostile: a cold, inimical voice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Harmful in effect.
- adj. Unfriendly, hostile.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; -- chiefly applied to private, as hostile is to public, enmity.
- adj. Opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; inconsistent; incompatible; adverse; repugnant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; hostile: chiefly applied to private enmity.
- Adverse; hurtful; repugnant.
- Synonyms Averse, Adverse, etc. (see hostile), unfriendly, antagonistic, opposed, hurtful.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not friendly
Late Latin inimīcālis, from Latin inimīcus, enemy; see enemy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Latin inimicus “enemy”; Latin in- not and amicus friendly. (Wiktionary)