Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English from Old French amitie, based on Latin amicus 'friend'
Synonyms
    1.
  • neighborliness
  • cordiality
    2.
  • friendliness
  • harmony
  • amicableness
Antonyms
    1.
  • hostility
  • tension
    2.
  • aloofness
  • disagreement
  • discord
Definition
1. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord
2. friendship; peaceful harmony
Examples
1. A) We hope that, through this treaty, our two nations can regain and maintain amity. B) The clubs on campus have amity with each other, otherwise, there would be a war over the one available venue.
2. A) They saw their efforts creating a feeling of amity in the neighborhood. B) It took a while for Alice and Bob to connect with any sort of amity.
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