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am·i·ty

 (ăm′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. am·i·ties
Peaceful relations, as between nations; friendship.

[Middle English amite, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *amīcitās, from Latin amīcus, friend.]

amity

(ˈæmɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
friendship; cordiality
[C15: from Old French amité, from Medieval Latin amīcitās friendship, from Latin amīcus friend]

am•i•ty

(ˈæm ɪ ti)

n.
a peaceful relationship, as between nations; friendship; harmony.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French amitie, Old French amiste(t) < Vulgar Latin *amīcitātem, acc. of *amīcitās= Latin amīc(us) friend + -itās -ity]

amity

friendship or harmony between individuals or groups. Also called comity.
See also: Relationship
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amity - a cordial dispositionamity - a cordial disposition    
friendliness - a friendly disposition
2.amity - a state of friendship and cordialityamity - a state of friendship and cordiality
peace - the state prevailing during the absence of war
peaceableness, peacefulness - a state that is calm and tranquil

amity

Translations
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amity

[ˈæmɪtɪ] N (frm) → concordia f, amistad f

amity

[ˈæmɪti] n (formal) (= peace) → amitié f
in amity → en bonne entente

amity

References in classic literature ?
I could not think that this earth contained a place for sufferings and terrors so unmanning; and you can do but one thing, Utterson, to lighten this destiny, and that is to respect my silence." Utterson was amazed; the dark influence of Hyde had been withdrawn, the doctor had returned to his old tasks and amities; a week ago, the prospect had smiled with every promise of a cheerful and an honoured age; and now in a moment, friendship, and peace of mind, and the whole tenor of his life were wrecked.