Amity Definition

ămĭ-tē
amities
noun
amities
Peaceful relations, as between nations; friendship.
American Heritage
Friendly, peaceful relations, as between nations; friendship.
Webster's New World
The definition of amity refers to the bond between two people or countries that get along well.
The cordial relationship between the United States and Canada is an example of amity.
YourDictionary

(formal, literary) Friendship. The cooperative and supportive relationship between people, or animals. In this sense, the term connotes a relationship which involves mutual knowledge, esteem, affection, and respect along with a degree of rendering service to friends in times of need or crisis.

Wiktionary

Mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.

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Other Word Forms of Amity

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Plural:
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Origin of Amity

  • From Old French amitié, from Medieval Latin *amicitas (“friendship”), from Latin amīcus (“friendly, a friend”), from amō (“I love”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English amite from Old French from Vulgar Latin amīcitās from Latin amīcus friend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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