noun \ˈa-mə-tē\

: a feeling of friendship : friendly relations between nations or groups

plural am·i·ties

Full Definition of AMITY

:  friendship; especially :  friendly relations between nations

Examples of AMITY

  1. an era of international amity
  2. <a youth club fostering amity among the city's many and diverse ethnic groups>

Origin of AMITY

Middle English amite, from Anglo-French amyté, from Medieval Latin amicitas, from Latin amicus friend — more at amiable
First Known Use: 15th century


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