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Definition of Enmity


  1. The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.
  2. A state of opposition; hostility.

Enmity Quotations

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Oscar Wilde

Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.
Pervez Musharraf

Hatred is corrosive of a person's wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation's spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society's tolerance and humanity, and block a nation's progress to freedom and democracy.
Liu Xiaobo

An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.

Most of us think of pride as self-centeredness, conceit, boastfulness, arrogance, or haughtiness. All of these are elements of the sin, but the heart, or core, is still missing. The central feature of pride is enmity - enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen.
Ezra Taft Benson
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Enmity Translations

enmity in Danish is fjendskab
enmity in Dutch is vijandschap, animositeit, vijandigheid
enmity in German is Feindschaft
enmity in Italian is inimicizia
enmity in Norwegian is fiendskap
enmity in Spanish is enemistad
enmity in Swedish is fiendskap
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