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Meaning of ENMITY

Pronunciation:  'enmitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
  2. [n]  a state of deep-seated ill-will
 

ENMITY is a 6 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: antagonism, hostility, hostility, ill will
 
 See Also: aggression, aggressiveness, animosity, animus, antagonism, bad blood, belligerence, belligerency, bitterness, class feeling, gall, hate, hatred, latent hostility, rancor, rancour, resentment, state, state of war, suspicion, tension, war

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

         No ground of enmity between us known. --Milton.

2. A state of opposition; hostility.

         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}.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

deep-rooted hatred. "I will put enmity between thee and the woman, between thy seed and her seed" (Gen. 3:15). The friendship of the world is "enmity with God" (James 4:4; 1 John 2:15, 16). The "carnal mind" is "enmity against God" (Rom. 8:7). By the abrogation of the Mosaic institutes the "enmity" between Jew and Gentile is removed. They are reconciled, are "made one" (Eph. 2:15, 16).

 
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