[ US /ˌænəˈmɑsəti/ ]
[ UK /ˌænɪmˈɒsɪti/ ]
  1. a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
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How To Use animosity In A Sentence

  • With no requalifying for the Ryder Cup, no wild-card picks and no apparent animosity, the only thing to talk about has been how poorly many of the team members are playing.
  • He emphasised that there is no personal animosity. Times, Sunday Times
  • But there is pressure for him to step aside now to clear the air of animosity that hangs over the agency.
  • Despite everything, she bore her former boss no animosity.
  • We have no animosity toward anyone.
  • Mao led the Cultural Revolution Authority in stirring up more animosity by calling the factional fighting “an extension of the struggle between the Communists and the Kuomintang”—without specifying which group was which. Wild Swans
  • Familiar animosity between the two services asserted itself. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445
  • He insists he has no animosity towards ordinary Catholic people or nationalists.
  • As for Nicolas Sarkozy, the brief warm fling with the French president, when the two men were brothers-in-arms over the Libyan intervention, has soured into a bitter animosity. Now it's three-speed Europe. And we're left on the hard shoulder | Andrew Rawnsley
  • And there were also economic issues that fueled this sectional animosity to an even greater degree.
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