noun, plural animosities.
a feeling of strong dislike, ill will, or enmity that tends to display itself in action: a deep-seated animosity between two sisters; animosity against one's neighbor.

1400–50; late Middle English animosite (< Middle French) < Late Latin animōsitās. See animus, -ose1, -ity

hostility, unfriendliness, opposition, antagonism, animus, hatred. Unabridged
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animosity (ˌænɪˈmɒsɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
a powerful and active dislike or hostility; enmity
[C15: from Late Latin animōsitās, from Latin animōsus spirited, from animus]

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Word Origin & History

mid-15c., "vigor," from Fr. animosite, from L. animositatem (nom. animositas) "boldness, vehemence," from animosus "bold, spirited," from animus (see animus). Sense of "hostile feeling" is first recorded c.1600, from a secondary sense in Latin (see animus).
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Example sentences
Ranchers' historic animosity toward a predator like the jaguar doesn't
  dissipate easily.
Some of the mutual animosity has thawed over the years.
He refuses to be bitter, holds no animosity and is just as upbeat as he's
  always been.
And when anyone reaches success quickly, as I have, there's a lot of animosity
  and a lot of jealousy and a lot of questions.
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