inimicalness (inˈimicalness) or inimicality (inˌimiˈcality)
Word origin of 'inimical'
C17: from Late Latin inimīcālis, from inimīcus, from in-1 + amīcus friendly; see enemy
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graded adjective & adjective [usu v-link ADJ]
Conditions that are inimicalto something make it difficult for that thing to exist or do well. [formal] ⇒ ...a false morality that is inimical to human happiness. [+ to] ⇒ ...goals inimical to Western interests.
Every day Sam was more acutely aware that Nicholasmight have already found something inimical in the LightningTrap.Garth Nix LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYRNor can human fleshtouch it, for its substance is inimical to life.Garth Nix LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYRNow, when one must come into a place totally strange, totally inimical ?various