- Enmity is defined as a deep and bitter hatred, usually shared between enemies.
An example of enmity is the feelings held by many who live in Palestine and Israel.
enmity definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English enemite ; from Old French enemistie ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form inimicitas ; from Classical Latin inimicus: see enemy
enmity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. en·mi·ties
Origin: Middle English enemite, from Old French enemistie, from Vulgar Latin *inimīcitās, from Latin inimīcus, enemy; see enemy.