Antimissile (adjective)

Opposed to a missile; a weapon or system designed to intercept and destroy incoming missiles.


The word "antimissile" is derived from the prefix "anti-" meaning "opposed to" and the noun "missile" meaning "a weapon that is self-propelled or directed by remote control and is used to deliver an explosive or other payload to a target.".


  1. The antimissile defense system was activated to intercept the incoming missile.
  2. The country's antimissile capabilities were put to the test during the missile launch.
  3. The new antimissile system is capable of detecting and intercepting incoming missiles at a greater distance.
  4. The government announced plans to develop a new antimissile system to protect the country from potential missile threats.
  5. The antimissile system was successful in destroying the incoming missile before it reached its target.
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