Part of speech:
Likely to be a hindrance; disadvantageous:
Striking, or dashing together; fighting; contending; struggling to resist and overcome.
The definition of inimical is unfriendly or harmful.
(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
The definition of counter is someone or something the opposite of another.
Not easy to endure; full of hardship or trouble; trying:
Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
Tending toward or characterized by cruelty or violence:
Of or being an omen, especially an evil one.
Different in every way; exactly contrary; antithetical
Hard to handle, treat, or deal with; intractable
Relating to or characteristic of dramatic tragedy or tragedies:
The definition of lucky is someone who has good fortune, something that brings good fortune, or something that results from good fortune and chance.
Having unexpected good fortune; lucky.
Providing assistance; useful.
Tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult
The definition of inopportune is something that occurs at an inconvenient time.
Causing or characterized by disadvantage; unfavorable; adverse; detrimental
Expressing antithesis or opposition:
Tending to detract or diminish.
Not auspicious; unfavorable; unlucky; ill-omened
Wishing evil or harm to others; having or showing ill will; malicious
Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive:
Causing repugnance or aversion; disgusting.
A state of wretchedness or misfortune; poverty and trouble
The definition of averse is having a feeling of distaste or strong opposition.
Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.
Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
The definition of propitious is someone that is helpful or generous.
Relating to or characteristic of an adversary; involving antagonistic elements:
Having or showing a strong aversion or repugnance:
Providing or having to do with support
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