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Inimical, adj.

Pronunciation: iˈnimək(ə)l

Meaning: Something that is inimical tends to bring harm. Think in terms of unfriendly or hostile.


  • I cannot go along with their plan, as it is inimical to our interests.
  • Some of the illegal aliens who are pouring into our country have inimical tendencies that seek to disrupt our way of life.
  • Drinking alcohol is inimical to using sound judgment and clear thinking.

Ara Norwood is a multi-faceted and results-oriented professional. Spanning a multiplicity of disciplines including leadership, management, innovation, strategy, service, sales, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Ara is also a historian, having special expertise on the era of the founding of our republic.
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