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Definition of "enmity" []

  • Deep-seated, often mutual hatred. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "enmity" in a sentence
  • "The reconciling of men to God by their laying aside their enmity is the consequence of God laying aside His just enmity against their sin, and follows at 2Co 5: 20. to us -- ministers (2Co 5: 19, 20)."
  • "They will throw the gays under the bus when they have no more need of them, this makes it quite clear that your enmity is levelled at individuals you condemn rather than their actions."
  • "You should note, by the way, that where you say, My enmity is for the political Left, whom I believe are exploiting the gays for purposes of their own."