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1. animosity

noun. ['ˌænəˈmɑːsəti'] a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility.

Synonyms

  • bad blood
  • enmity
  • hostility
  • ill will

Antonyms

  • hot war
  • peace
  • friendliness

Etymology

  • animosité (French)
  • animositas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Animosity

  • religiosity
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  • viscosity
  • generosity
  • velocity
  • atrocity
  • ferocity

Example sentences of the word animosity


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you respond in kind, perhaps pointing out all the mistakes she has made, animosity might develop.

Quotes containing the word animosity


1. Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
- Charlotte Bronte

2. Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

3. You could start a fire with the heat between you two.""You're mistaking bitter animosity for heartfelt affection.
- Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

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