Enmity Definition

ĕnmĭ-tē
enmities
noun
enmities
Deep-seated, often mutual hatred.
American Heritage
The bitter attitude or feelings of an enemy or of mutual enemies; hostility; antagonism.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Enmity

Noun

Singular:
enmity
Plural:
enmities

Origin of Enmity

  • From Old French enemisté, ennemistié, from Late Latin *inimīcitās, *inimīcitātem, from Latin inimīcus (“enemy”); cognates: French inimitié, Portuguese inimizade, Spanish enemistad.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English enemite from Old French enemistie from Vulgar Latin inimīcitās from Latin inimīcus enemy enemy

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

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