Enmity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Enmity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ enmity
enmity
hostility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unfriendliness
unfriendliness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discord
discord
&c. 713
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bitterness
bitterness
rancor
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ alienation
alienation
estrangement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dislike
dislike
&c. 867
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hate
hate
&c. 898
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ heartburning
heartburning
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ animosity
animosity
&c. 900
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ malevolence
malevolence
&c. 907
PARAG:Enmity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be inimical
be inimical
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ keep at arm's length
keep at arm's length
hold at arm's length
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be at loggerheads
be at loggerheads
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bear malice
bear malice
&c. 907
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fall out
fall out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take umbrage
take umbrage
&c. 900
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ harden the heart
harden the heart
alienate
estrange
PARAG:Enmity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inimical
inimical
unfriendly
hostile
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at enmity
at enmity
at variance
at daggers drawn
at open war with
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ up in arms against
up in arms against
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in bad odor with
in bad odor with
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ on bad terms
on bad terms
not on speaking terms
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cool
cool
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cold
cold
cold hearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ estranged
estranged
alienated
disaffected
irreconcilable

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • enmity — enmity, hostility, antipathy, antagonism, animosity, rancor, animus mean intense deep seated dislike or ill will or a manifestation of such a feeling. Enmity implies more than the absence of amity or a friendly spirit; it suggests positive hatred …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enmity — [en′mə tē] n. pl. enmities [ME enemite < OFr enemistie < VL * inimicitas < L inimicus: see ENEMY] the bitter attitude or feelings of an enemy or of mutual enemies; hostility; antagonism SYN. ENMITY denotes a strong, settled feeling of… …   English World dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] No ground of enmity between us known.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enmity — late 14c., from O.Fr. enemistié enmity, hostile act, aversion, from V.L. *inimicitatem (nom. *inimicitas), from L. inimicitia enmity, hostility, from inimicus enemy (see ENEMY (Cf. enemy)). Related: Enmities …   Etymology dictionary

  • enmity — index alienation (estrangement), belligerency, breach, conflict, contention (opposition), cruelty …   Law dictionary

  • enmity — [n] hatred, animosity acrimony, alienation, animus, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, bad blood*, bitterness, daggers*, detestation, dislike, hate, hostility, ill will, loathing, malevolence, malice, malignancy, malignity, rancor, spite, spleen,… …   New thesaurus

  • enmity — ► NOUN (pl. enmities) ▪ the state of being an enemy; hostility. ORIGIN Old French enemistie, from Latin inimicus enemy …   English terms dictionary

  • enmity — n. 1) to stir up enmity 2) to incur smb. s enmity 3) bitter enmity 4) enmity against, towards; among, between * * * [ enmɪtɪ] among between towards bitter enmity to incur smb. s enmity to stir up enmity enmity against …   Combinatory dictionary

  • enmity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter ▪ age old, lasting, long standing, old, traditional, undying ▪ He had earned their lasting enmity …   Collocations dictionary

  • enmity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English enmite, from Anglo French enemité, enemisté, from enemi enemy Date: 13th century positive, active, and typically mutual hatred or ill will Synonyms: enmity, hostility, antipathy, antagonism, animosity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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