enmity

[en-mi-tee]
noun, plural enmities.
a feeling or condition of hostility; hatred; ill will; animosity; antagonism.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English enemite < Middle French; Old French enemiste < Vulgar Latin *inimīcitāt- (stem of *inimīcitās), equivalent to Latin inimīc(us) enemy + -itāt- -ity

amity, enmity.


malice, acrimony, rancor.
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enmity (ˈɛnmɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
a feeling of hostility or ill will, as between enemies; antagonism
 
[C13: from Old French enemistié, from enemienemy]

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enmity
c.1300, from O.Fr. enemistie, from V.L. *inimicitatem (nom. *inimicitas), from L. inimicitia "enmity, hostility," from inimicus "enemy" (see enemy). Related: Enmities.
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Enmity definition


deep-rooted hatred. "I will put enmity between thee and the woman, between thy seed and her seed" (Gen. 3:15). The friendship of the world is "enmity with God" (James 4:4; 1 John 2:15, 16). The "carnal mind" is "enmity against God" (Rom. 8:7). By the abrogation of the Mosaic institutes the "enmity" between Jew and Gentile is removed. They are reconciled, are "made one" (Eph. 2:15, 16).

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Example sentences
It's that sort of behavior that has earned them such enmity.
They may be the "enemies," but I feel more pity for them than enmity.
International observers say continued enmity between the countries amounts to a
  grudge match.
There was no enmity among us.
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