What does animosity mean?

Definitions for animosityˌæn əˈmɒs ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. animosity, animus, bad blood(noun)

    a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

Wiktionary

  1. animosity(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From animosité, from animositas, from animosus, from animus; see animose, animate, transitive verb

Webster Dictionary

  1. Animosity(verb)

    mere spiritedness or courage

  2. Animosity(verb)

    violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike

Freebase

  1. Animosity

    Animosity is the third studio album by Sevendust, released on November 13, 2001 through TVT Records. The album appeared on the Billboard 200, remained there for thirteen weeks and peaked at 28 on December 1, 2001. Animosity was certified gold on March 11, 2002 through the Recording Industry Association of America. Sevendust released five variations of the album. Two variations were released in the United States with thirteen tracks, one version with explicit lyrics and the other with censored lyrics. Another explicit lyric version was released in the United States with a bonus track, and another censored version was released with two bonus tracks. The China release featured fifteen tracks. Five singles were released from the album, four of which appeared on the mainstream and modern Billboard charts. "T.O.A.B." was featured in the computer animation Galerians: Rion. "Angel's Son", originally released on Strait Up, a tribute album of Lynn Strait, former lead-singer of the band Snot. Strait died in a car accident on December 11, 1998, at the age of 30.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Animosity

    an-im-os′i-ti, n. bitter hatred: enmity. [L. animositas, fullness of spirit.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of animosity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of animosity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. charlotte bronte, Jane Eyre, page 62:

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

  2. Mark Davis:

    I don't think there's racial animosity here, this lacks the elements that made Ferguson explosive.

  3. House Speaker John Boehner:

    The animosity between the White House and the prime minister is no secret in this town. But they've certainly made it worse in the last five weeks.

  4. Walter Savage Landor:

    Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.

  5. Oscar Donney:

    They had been taught that the enemy must be destroyed, they came from a different world where they learnt to give or follow orders, and not to create or build together. We knew there would be animosity and fear at the beginning.

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