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an·i·mos·i·ty

 (ăn′ə-mŏs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. an·i·mos·i·ties
1. Bitter hostility or open enmity; active hatred. See Synonyms at enmity.
2. A hostile feeling or act.

[Middle English animosite, from Old French, from Late Latin animōsitās, courage, from Latin animōsus, bold, from animus, soul, spirit; see anə- in Indo-European roots.]
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animosity

(ˌænɪˈmɒsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
a powerful and active dislike or hostility; enmity
[C15: from Late Latin animōsitās, from Latin animōsus spirited, from animus]
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an•i•mos•i•ty

(ˌæn əˈmɒs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
a feeling of ill will that tends to display itself in action; strong hostility or antagonism.
[1400–50; late Middle English animosite (< Middle French) < Late Latin animōsitās]
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animosity

an active dislike or energetic hostility that leads to strong opposition.
See also: Attitudes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.animosity - a feeling of ill will arousing active hostilityanimosity - a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
ill will, enmity, hostility - the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
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animosity

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animosity

noun
Deep-seated hatred, as between longtime opponents or rivals:
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Translations
حِقْد، عِداء، بُغْضَاء
nenávistnepřátelství
fjendskabhaduvilje
fjandskapur
priešiškumas
naidsniknums
animozita

animosity

[ˌænɪˈmɒsɪtɪ] Nanimosidad f, rencor m
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animosity

[ˌænɪˈmɒsɪti] nanimosité f
animosity towards sb → animosité envers qn
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animosity

nAnimosität f (geh)(towards gegenüber), Feindseligkeit f(towards gegenüber)
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animosity

[ˌænɪˈmɒsɪtɪ] nanimosità
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animosity

(ӕniˈmosəti) noun
(a) strong dislike or hatred. The rivals regarded one another with animosity.
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animosity

n. animosidad, rencor, aversión, mala voluntad;
v.
to have ___tener ___.
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References in classic literature ?
"It is astonishing," mused the Christian, "how violent and how general are religious animosities. Everywhere in the world the devotees of each local faith abhor the devotees of every other, and abstain from murder only so long as they dare not commit it.
So strong is this propensity of mankind to fall into mutual animosities, that where no substantial occasion presents itself, the most frivolous and fanciful distinctions have been sufficient to kindle their unfriendly passions and excite their most violent conflicts.
I shall present the public with one or two extracts from it: "An entire and perfect union will be the solid foundation of lasting peace: It will secure your religion, liberty, and property; remove the animosities amongst yourselves, and the jealousies and differences betwixt our two kingdoms.
Finding himself in camp near his home, he felt a natural longing to see his parents and sister, hoping that in them, as in him, the unnatural animosities of the period had been softened by time and separation.
The animosities between these two parties run so high, that they will neither eat, nor drink, nor talk with each other.
Communism's collapse has called forth old animosities, and new dangers.
The politicians ought to shun their past animosities and present differences and sit on one platform in the national interest.
'Among observers of African affairs worldwide, these animosities between the Igbo and the Yoruba of Nigeria have increasingly caused surprise and even consternation.
COTABATO CITY -- Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has warned that any effort to create a legend out of Zulkifli bin Hir alias "Marwan" or fan animosities between and among various sectors could encourage extremism.
To sum up this research predicted that there is significant relationship between consumer animosities and young consumer's purchase behavior of foreign made fast moving consumer's goods (FMCG) when country of origin play as a mediating role.