Enmities
Enmity 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. [1913 Webster]

No ground of enmity between us known. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. A state of opposition; hostility. [1913 Webster]

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}. [1913 Webster]


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