1. Celui, celle qui hait quelqu'un, qui veut du mal ŕ quelqu'un.
2. Combattant des armées adverses.
Of or belonging to an enemy.
ETYM Latin hostilis, from hostis enemy: cf. French hostile. Related to Host an army.
1. Very unfriendly.
2. Very unfavorable to life or growth; SYN. uncongenial, unfriendly.
3. Marked by features that oppose constructive treatment or development.
4. Impossible to bring into friendly accord.
5. Not belonging to one's own country's forces or those of an ally.
6. Characterized by enmity or ill will.
7. (Business) Used of attempts to buy or take control of a business.
ETYM Old Fren. enemi, French ennemi, from Latin inimicus; in- (negative) + amicus friend. Related to Amicable.
1. An armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force); SYN. foe, foeman, opposition, opponent.
2. An opposing military force.
3. Any hostile group of people.
ETYM Old Eng. fo, fa, AS. fâh hostile; prob. akin to Eng. fiend. Related to Fiend, Feud a quarrel.
A personal enemy; SYN. enemy.
ETYM Latin, from Greek Nemesis, orig., distribution, from nemein to distribute. Related to Nomad.
(Irregular plural: nemeses).
A formidable opponent; an arch-enemy.