animosity

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From French animosité, from Latin animositas (courage, spirit, vehemence), from animosus, from animus (courage, spirit, mind); see animose, animate, transitive verb

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animosity (plural animosities)

  1. Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.

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