Example sentences for: inimical

How can you use “inimical” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I wouldn't say that the ever-growing profusion of prizes and awards and lists of the best this or that are "inimical to life" or anything, but they are a minor blot on our democracy.

  • Enemy is a combination of the Latin in `not' + amicus `friend,' and is thus a doublet with inimical . That enemy could be related to amiable , is more than a little ironic.

  • He went on to argue that virtually all aspects of life as we know it--including "say, liberty"--"have become inimical to life and must be swept away" as the only hope of avoiding nuclear cataclysm.

  • USA Today goes with a fresh survey of doctors and nurses that seems to show that insurance company procedures are inimical to efficient patient care.

  • Where private speech is involved, even Congress' antecedent funding decision cannot be aimed at the suppression of ideas thought inimical to the Government's own interest.


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