Synonyms for enmity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : en-mi-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛn mɪ ti

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Définition of enmity

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French enemistié "enmity, hostile act, aversion," from Vulgar Latin *inimicitatem (nominative *inimicitas), from Latin inimicitia "enmity, hostility," from inimicus "enemy" (see enemy). Related: Enmities.
  • noun hatred, animosity
Example sentences :
  • His enmity to the working classes made him extremely unpopular.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • I have no enmity to these ladies; I only despise them, or rather, their follies and their faults.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • "I think her friendship more to be dreaded than her enmity," replied Belinda.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • What rendered him yet dearer to us, was that there was enmity between him and Mrs. Mitchell.
  • Extract from : « Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood » by George MacDonald
  • The Countess retired with feelings embittered against her royal mistress, and her annoyance in the sequel ripened into enmity.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete » by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  • For they did not attack one another out of malice or enmity, but they were unfortunate.
  • Extract from : « Menexenus » by Plato
  • To be impartial might mean not to side absolutely with Weald in its enmity to blueskins.
  • Extract from : « Pariah Planet » by Murray Leinster
  • Miss Howes cautioned Imogene against arousing the Parkers' enmity.
  • Extract from : « Thankful's Inheritance » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Well I know that many colonies have been, and will be, at enmity with their parents.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • The enmity of the Minister was the fruit of political warfare?
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine

Antonyms for enmity

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