Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English from Old French amitie, based on Latin amicus 'friend'
Synonyms
    1.
  • friendliness
  • harmony
  • amicableness
    2.
  • neighborliness
  • cordiality
Antonyms
    1.
  • aloofness
  • disagreement
  • discord
    2.
  • hostility
  • tension
Definition
1. friendship; peaceful harmony
2. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord
Examples
1. 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.
2. 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.
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