1. anim- "(hostile) feeling" + -osity (复合后缀：-ose, -ity).
2. => hostile feeling.
- animosity (n.)
- early 15c., "vigor," from Middle French animosité (14c.) or directly from Latin animositatem (nominative animositas) "boldness, vehemence," from animosus "bold, spirited," from animus (see animus). Sense of "hostile feeling" is first recorded c. 1600, from a secondary sense in Latin (see animus).
- 1. Sir Geoffrey had no personal animosity towards the Prime Minister.
- 2. There's a long history of animosity between the two nations.
- 3. He felt no animosity towards his critics.
- 4. The people of this country are full of animosity to the invaders.
- 5. There exists animosity between them.
[ animosity 造句 ]