noun (plural enmities)
The state or feeling of being actively opposed or hostile to someone or something: enmity between Protestants and Catholics family feuds and enmities
More example sentences
- There may, however, be more to the conflict than just historical enmity.
- Further change may even see the disappearance of religious enmity from our press boxes - or maybe that's too much to ask.
- In other cases, there would be fierce debate, enmity and bitter recrimination.
Middle English: from Old French enemi(s)tie, based on Latin inimicus (see enemy).