noun, plural en·mi·ties.
- a feeling or condition of hostility; hatred; ill will; animosity; antagonism.
noun plural -ties
- a feeling of hostility or ill will, as between enemies; antagonism
late 14c., from Old French enemistié “enmity, hostile act, aversion,” from Vulgar Latin *inimicitatem (nominative *inimicitas), from Latin inimicitia “enmity, hostility,” from inimicus “enemy” (see enemy). Related: Enmities.