- 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.
Origin: Middle English enemite ; from Old French enemistie ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form inimicitas ; from Classical Latin inimicus: see enemy
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noun pl. en·mi·ties
Origin: Middle English enemite, from Old French enemistie, from Vulgar Latin *inimīcitās, from Latin inimīcus, enemy; see enemy.