Definition of amity in English:

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amity

Pronunciation: /ˈamədē/

noun

A friendly relationship: international amity and goodwill
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
friendship, friendliness, harmony, harmoniousness, understanding, accord, cooperation, companionship, amicableness, goodwill, cordiality, warmth
formal concord

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with amity

calamity

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Syllabification: am·i·ty

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