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in·im·i·cal

 (ĭ-nĭm′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse: habits inimical to good health.
2. Unfriendly; hostile: a cold, inimical voice.

[Late Latin inimīcālis, from Latin inimīcus, enemy; see enemy.]

in·im′i·cal·ly adv.

inimical

(ɪˈnɪmɪkəl)
adj
1. adverse or unfavourable
2. not friendly; hostile
[C17: from Late Latin inimīcālis, from inimīcus, from in-1 + amīcus friendly; see enemy]
inˈimically adv
inˈimicalness, inˌimiˈcality n

in•im•i•cal

(ɪˈnɪm ɪ kəl)

adj.
1. adverse in tendency or effect; unfavorable; harmful: conditions inimical to health.
2. unfriendly; hostile: a cold, inimical gaze.
[1635–45; < Latin inimīc(us) unfriendly, hostile]
in•im′i•cal•ly, adv.
in•im′i•cal•ness, in•im`i•cal′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inimical - not friendlyinimical - not friendly; "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"
hostile - characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"

inimical

inimical

adjective
Feeling or showing unfriendliness:
Translations

inimical

[ɪˈnɪmɪkəl] ADJ [attitude] → hostil; [influence] → adverso
to be inimical to sthser adverso a algo

inimical

[ɪˈnɪmɪkəl] adj
to be inimical to sth → être antagonique à qch
goals inimical to Western interests → des objectifs antagoniques aux intérêts occidentaux

inimical

adj (form) (= hostile)feindselig (to gegen); (= injurious)abträglich (→ to +dat)

inimical

[ɪˈnɪmɪkəl] adjostile
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Following in Hartman's footsteps, the book's first chapter shows William Wordsworth's environmental countervision to be that of the inherent "indifference, hostility, and inimicalness of material reality"--a reality "unknowable and untranslatable" (35, 37)- The Lucy poems and The Prelude particularly reveal Wordsworth's troubled "awareness of how consciousness springs from the material realm even though it is not reducible to, and remains fundamentally different from, that of nature" (52).