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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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}. 




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