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Monday, August 15, 2005

Definitions for enmity

  1. Hatred; ill will; hostile or unfriendly disposition.

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Citations for enmity
I learned, of course, . . . that the flames of infatuation can quickly become ashes of enmity and contempt. Kathleen Norris, The Virgin of Bennington
In the course of our conversation he reverted to yesterday's aphorism about it being our joint task to guide our two peoples out of their old enmity into new amity. Charles Kessler (editor and translator), Berlin in Lights
Origin of enmity
1250-1300
Enmity derives from Old French enemistié, ultimately from Latin inimicus, "an enemy," from in-, "not" + amicus, "friend," from amare, "to love."
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