Friendly and hate

inimical
(adj)
in-IM-i-cǝl
Meaning

harmful; detrimental

1st Sample Sentence

I find the conditions of the city inimical to concentration and creativity, and so I have to save my writing until I have the opportunity to get out to our country house.

Root

in (not)#amicus (friend) (Latin)

Mnemonics

amicable another GRE word meaning "FRIENDLY" and ini (NOT) aMICAbLe meaning "UNFRIENDLY" or "NOT FRIENDLY". INIMICAL ~ inimi (sounds like ENEMY) + cal; Enemies are HOSTILE and of-course UNFRIENDLY. inimi=enemy, and enemies cause damage. So inimical means something damaging.

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