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synonyms for inimical

  • adverse
  • destructive
  • harmful
  • hostile
  • injurious
  • opposed
  • unfavorable
  • unfriendly
  • antipathetic
  • disaffected
  • hurtful
  • ill
  • ill-disposed
  • inimicable
  • noxious
  • oppugnant
  • pernicious
  • repugnant
  • unwelcoming
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antonyms for inimical

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  • aiding
  • assisting
  • favorable
  • friendly
  • good
  • helpful
  • kind
  • nice
  • hospitable
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How to use inimical in a sentence

Loujain al-Hathloul, the activist who fought for years to get women the right to drive — granted in 2019 — was sentenced to a five-year prison term in 2020, ostensibly for relations with foreign organizations inimical to Riyadh.
THE PIANO IS HER WEAPON OF CHANGE IN SAUDI ARABIACHARU KASTURIAPRIL 30, 2021OZY
In societies where dominant cultural mores remain inimical to progressive ideals, advocates must seize upon the opportunity to make themselves understood and welcome in mainstream discourse.
WHAT ASIA'S LGBTQ+ MOVEMENT CAN LEARN FROM JAPANBRIAN WONGMARCH 30, 2021TIME
What Trumpism is is a statist, authoritarian ideology that’s inimical to the American precepts of democracy.
EVEN IN DEFEAT, THE EMBERS OF TRUMPISM STILL BURN IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTYROBERT COSTA, PHILIP RUCKER, JOSH DAWSEYNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He felt as though there were dark, sinister forces around him—forces which were inimical to what he conceived to be best in him.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The word inimical implies un-amicable, or unfriendly, whence Michael was seemingly the Friend of Man.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
The sun should reach them only through the vapours of other life than theirs, inimical to them because of their selfishness.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
Lopez, seeing it in the same light, at last agreed that the story should be told in a manner not inimical to himself.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
The residents here are Americans by connection and by interest, and are inimical to Great Britain.
THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSONROBERT SOUTHEY
Disobedience is attended by a state of mind that is inimical to sincere obedience to God.
FROM FARM HOUSE TO THE WHITE HOUSEWILLIAM M. THAYER
The clamor of voices died when he crossed the threshold and six pairs of inimical eyes, he thought, were lifted to his face.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
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WORDS RELATED TO INIMICAL

  • allergic to
  • conflicting
  • contrary
  • detrimental
  • disadvantageous
  • down on
  • down side
  • have no use for
  • inimical
  • injurious
  • inopportune
  • negative
  • opposed
  • opposing
  • opposite
  • oppugning
  • ornery
  • reluctant
  • repugnant
  • stuffy
  • unfortunate
  • unfriendly
  • unlucky
  • unpropitious
  • unwilling
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