What does the word inimical mean?

Usage examples for inimical

  1. Their verdict was decidedly an inimical one. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  2. The agents that act on the internal system are those which, in quantities sufficient for an ordinary meal, supply the animal system with stimulus and nutriment just enough for its wants, and contain nothing in their nature inimical to the vital operations. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  3. " There are other gentlemen here," said Lambert, speaking with more firmness and decision now that he encountered inimical glances and felt as if somehow he was on his trial before all these people, " and I am not rich enough to afford the luxury of gambling." – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy