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Meaning of AMITY

Pronunciation:  'amitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a cordial disposition
  2. [n]  a state of friendship and cordiality

AMITY is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: cordiality
 See Also: friendliness, peace, peaceableness, peacefulness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Am"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Amities}. [F. amiti['e], OF.
amisti['e], amist['e], fr. an assumed LL. amisitas, fr. L.
amicus friendly, from amare to love. See {Amiable}.]
Friendship, in a general sense, between individuals,
societies, or nations; friendly relations; good
understanding; as, a treaty of amity and commerce; the amity
of the Whigs and Tories.

      To live on terms of amity with vice.     --Cowper.

Syn: Harmony; friendliness; friendship; affection; good will;

Thesaurus Terms
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