Enmity Definition

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[n] the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
[n] a state of deep-seated ill-will


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\En"mi*ty\, n.; pl. {Enmities}. [OE. enemyte, fr. enemy: cf. F. inimiti['e], OF. enemisti['e]. See {Enemy}, and cf. {Amity}.]
1. The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition. No ground of enmity between us known. --Milton.
2. A state of opposition; hostility. The friendship of the world is enmity with God. --James iv.
4. Syn: Rancor; hostility; hatred; aversion; antipathy; repugnance; animosity; ill will; malice; malevolence. See {Animosity}, {Rancor}.

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