Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Enmity (Page: 494)

En"mi*ty (?), n.; pl. Enmities (#). [OE. enemyte, fr. enemy: cf. F. inimitié, OF. enemistié. 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.