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amity

[ am-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF amity

Synonyms for amity

  • amicableness
  • benevolence
  • comity
  • concord
  • cordiality
  • friendliness
  • goodwill
  • harmony
  • kindliness
  • neighborliness
  • togetherness
  • good vibrations
  • hitting it off
  • same wavelength
  • simpatico
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Antonyms for amity

  • aloofness
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • hostility
  • ill will
  • dislike
  • hatred
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMITY

A convention additional to the general treaty of peace and amity.

What is so excellent as strict relations of amity, when they spring from this deep root?

Olive produced her biscuits and bananas, and they munched together in amity.

Each had spoken with entire courtesy and a marked lack of amity.

It was good that those she loved should dwell together in amity.

These ran to the hut of one of the assassins, with whom they had lived on terms of amity.

They had been received with every show of amity and good-will.

Between rash duke and politic king there was every show of amity.

He also succeeded in negotiating a treaty of amity and commerce.

Did not I make to your leader all the signs of amity and goodwill?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "friendly relations," from Old French amitie (13c.); earlier amistie (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *amicitatem (nominative *amicitas) "friendship," corresponding to Latin amicitia, from amicus (adj.) "friendly;" related to amare "to love" (see Amy).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AMITY

agreement

nounconcurrence
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