Definition Of inimical

adjective

tending to obstruct or harm.

actions inimical to our interests

Example Of inimical

  • Although it might seem that Luther's individualism was inimical to ‘fraternity’, Luther was clear that an individual could scarcely exist in isolation from others.

  • And many of their doctrines are inimical to friendliness to the West.

  • Because leaven is a common metaphor for the ‘evil inclination’ in Judaism, Jesus here insinuates their complicity with the inimical powers that oppress the people.

  • Both the leaders stressed the need for better co-ordination among the alliance partners and facing the challenge of the situation collectively to defeat the forces inimical to restoration of peace.

  • But when the fervor of political passions moves the Executive and the Legislative branches to act in ways inimical to basic constitutional principles, it is the duty of the judiciary to intervene.


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