animosity

animosity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English animosite, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French animosité, from Late Latin animositat-, animositas, from Latin animosus spirited, from animus Date: 1605 ill will or resentment tending toward active hostility ; an antagonistic attitude Synonyms: see enmity

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  • Animosity — An i*mos i*ty, n.; pl. {Animosities}. [F. animosit[ e], fr. L. animositas. See {Animose}, {Animate}, v. t.] 1. Mere spiritedness or courage. [Obs.] Skelton. [1913 Webster] Such as give some proof of animosity, audacity, and execution, those she… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • animosity — index alienation (estrangement), belligerency, conflict, contempt (disdain), disaccord, discord, feud …   Law dictionary

  • animosity — (n.) early 15c., vigor, from M.Fr. animosité (14c.) or directly from L. animositatem (nom. animositas) boldness, vehemence, from animosus bold, spirited, from animus (see ANIMUS (Cf. animus)). Sense of hostile feeling is first recorded c.1600,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • animosity — animus, rancor, *enmity, hostility, antipathy, antagonism Analogous words: hatred, hate, detestation, abhorrence (see under HATE vb): vindictiveness, revengefulness, vengefulness (see corresponding adjectives at VINDICTIVE): *malice, ill will,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • animosity — [n] extreme dislike, hatred acrimony, animus, antagonism, antipathy, bad blood, bitterness, displeasure, enmity, hate, hostility, ill will, malevolence, malice, malignity, rancor, resentment, virulence; concept 29 Ant. good will, love …   New thesaurus

  • animosity — ► NOUN (pl. animosities) ▪ strong hostility. ORIGIN Latin animositas, from animus spirit, mind …   English terms dictionary

  • animosity — [an΄ə mäs′ə tē] n. pl. animosities [ME animosite < L animositas, boldness, spirit < animosus, spirited < animus: see ANIMUS] a feeling of strong dislike or hatred; ill will; hostility SYN. ENMITY …   English World dictionary

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