What does Amity mean?

Amity meaning in General Dictionary

Friendship in a broad feeling between individuals societies or countries friendly relations great comprehension as a treaty of amity and commerce the amity for the Whigs and Tories

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  • circumstances of relationship and cordiality
  • a cordial disposition
  • Friendship, in an over-all good sense, between people, communities, or nations; friendly relations; good comprehension; since, a treaty of amity and business; the amity associated with the Whigs and Tories.

Amity meaning in Names Dictionary

Friendship.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Female


Amity meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., "friendly relations," from Old French amitie (13c.); previous amistie (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *amicitatem (nominative *amicitas) "friendship," corresponding to Latin amicitia, from amicus (adj.) "friendly;" related to amare "to love" (see Amy).


Amity meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Friendship, in a broad feeling, between individuals, communities, or countries; friendly relations; great comprehension; since, a treaty of amity and business; the amity associated with the Whigs and Tories.


Sentence Examples with the word Amity

In October 1776 he was appointed, upon the refusal of Jefferson, on the commission with Franklin and Silas Deane to negotiate a treaty of alliance, amity and commerce with France, and also to negotiate with other European governments.

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