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 Meanings and Examples of INIMICAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental
Classic Sentence:
1  In other words, Mr. Dimmesdale, whose sensibility of nerve often produced the effect of spiritual intuition, would become vaguely aware that something inimical to his peace had thrust itself into relation with him.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
2  They felt that a thousand inimical eyes looked at them through the unshaded front window and the four women, with fear in their hearts, bent their heads and plied their needles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
3  Mary was not so repulsive and unsisterly as Elizabeth, nor so inaccessible to all influence of hers; neither was there anything among the other component parts of the cottage inimical to comfort.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence:
1  In English, slag is the mostly contaminated waste product of the iron- and steel-making process that would be inimical to agriculture.
2  I've always been friendly to Martha. Why is she so inimical to me?.