Definition of amity in English:


Syllabification: am·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈamitē


A friendly relationship: international amity and goodwill
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  • He urged the youth of the sub-continent to pull down the walls of hatred and build a neighborhood of peace, amity and friendship.
  • What cordial relations of amity or commerce are possible under such conditions?
  • And I noticed this morning that the New South Wales Premier was talking about cooperation and amity and harmony and love and peace.
friendship, friendliness, harmony, harmoniousness, understanding, accord, cooperation, companionship, amicableness, goodwill, cordiality, warmth
formal concord


late Middle English: from Old French amitie, based on Latin amicus 'friend'.

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