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Definition of Animosity

Animosity

  1. Mere spiritedness or courage.
  2. Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.

Animosity Quotations

My father was very disappointed by war and fighting. And he thought language could help us out of cycles of revenge and animosity. And so, as a journalist, he always found himself asking lots of questions and trying to gather information. He was always very clear to underscore the fact that Jewish people and Arab people were brother and sister.
Naomi Shihab Nye

I think an overwhelming portion of the intensely demonstrated animosity toward President Barack Obama is based on the fact that he is a black man, that he's African American.
Jimmy Carter

Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
Charlotte Bronte

The most important thing my grandfather taught me was that the most noble way to use your skills, intellect and energy is to defend the marginalized against those with the greatest power - and that the resulting animosity from those in power is a badge of honor.
Glenn Greenwald

Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity.
Saskya Pandita
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Animosity Translations

animosity in German is Feindseligkeit
animosity in Norwegian is hat, fiendskap
animosity in Swedish is fientlighet