Synonyms of inimical in English:



  • 1 party politics are inimical to genuine democracy
    harmful, injurious, detrimental, deleterious, pernicious, damaging, hurtful, dangerous, destructive, ruinous, calamitous; antagonistic, contrary, antipathetic, unfavourable, adverse, opposed, hostile, at odds, not conducive, prejudicial
    literary malefic, maleficent
    [Antonyms] helpful advantageous
  • 2 he fixed her with an inimical gaze
    hostile, unfriendly, antagonistic, ill-disposed, unkind, unsympathetic, malevolent, malign; inhospitable, unwelcoming, cold, icy, frosty, glacial
    [Antonyms] friendly warm
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