Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/25/16 Amity

Amity (noun)
amity [am-i-tee]


noun
1. friendship; peaceful harmony.
2. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.

Can be confused
enmity.

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English amit(i)e < Middle French amitie, Old French amiste(t) < Vulgar Latin *amicitāt-, stem of amīcitās, derivative of Latin amīcus. See ami, amiable, -ity

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