Animosity in a sentence

Definition of Animosity

Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.

How to use Animosity in a Sentence?

  • The distinctions which we have reformed from animosity to emulation may be even useful to the cause of religion.
  • The friendly intercourse with the one never had the slightest effect in changing its animosity to others.
  • With mutual animosity they darted towards each other, and the next moment were engaged in a terrific combat.
  • They have exposed me to the animosity of both parties by presenting the widow and son of Favras to me.
  • This was the second time that, in the midst of the most regular and wise behaviour, his animosity had spurted out.
  • Mutual animosity had been worked to a height of indignant passion by a barbarous massacre of prisoners on both sides, each in view of the other.
  • That he was working up his animosity against the half-caste, and that the explosion might come any time, was apparent to all.
  • It is evident, too, that she presents it to him as a peace-offering, and as a sign that all animosity is at an end between them.
  • The insurgents felt a special animosity against lawyers, whom they considered mercenary instruments in the hands of the nobles for oppressing them.
  • If a respectable person is arrested, as one suspected of animosity towards the government, he simply disappears.
  • However great the animosity against him, party rage cannot withstand your demand, without violating the law of nations.
  • The animosity spread to the miners who had lacked the nerve to volunteer, and all sorts of wild rumors passed among the crowd.
  • Englishmen find it hard to understand what seems to them the bigoted and senseless animosity of the rival faiths in Ireland.
  • It provoked, by its gradual development, the animosity of the opponents of Buddha's doctrines.
  • His chance was poor; though I had no more animosity towards him than a virulent disease has against the victim it lays low.
  • Between Spain and her descendants, however, animosity endured for many years after they had thrown off the parental yoke.
  • The surest method to arouse the suspicion, dislike and animosity of China is deliberately to keep your affairs shrouded in mystery.
  • I think it is probable that there may be some animosity still existing among some of the people of the South. . . .
  • Though he had suspected her from the first, he had never nourished any bitter animosity against Lady Mildred.
  • Whoever raises it hereafter, if it be not decided now, must expect to meet the deadly animosity which is displayed toward the North.
  • I knew that the bitter animosity which had been long growing between the North and South had even then broken into open hostilities.
  • I tried to explain to Sir Michael that the gentleman against whom he seemed to nourish some feeling of animosity could not be in any way his foe.
  • In the local paragraphs, we note several indicating a strong feeling of animosity between the Scotch and English borderers.
  • But the nerves of the audience were shaken and their state of mind manifested itself in unjust animosity toward certain fighters or by profound silence.
  • I was astonished at the animosity showing in the eyes of these two men who had never seen each other until a few minutes ago and who had no real cause of quarrel.
  • An Arab is a good hater, especially if the object of his animosity be a Christian dog, an unbeliever.
  • To the political rivalry to which this disparity gave rise was added the personal animosity of the two queens, Frédégonde and Brunehaut.
  • I told her all with ingenuity, even as it is written here; and when she had heard me out, she pondered, and I could see her animosity fall.
  • But I cherish no scintilla of hatred or animosity toward the German people as individuals, who will be the real victims of the war.
  • By so doing he not only aroused the animosity of the disappointed but stimulated that of the otherwise disaffected as well, until both the aggrieved factions began to plot rebellion.

Short Example Sentence for Animosity

  • The people have no animosity whatever to strangers.
  • How odious an animosity which pauses not at the grave!
  • The multitude felt its vengeful animosity against the bull vanish.
  • To this animosity of party warfare he fell a victim a few years previously.
  • Six years had eradicated every tinge of animosity for that shove on the sand.
  • But still more bitter was their animosity against religious Liberalism.
  • His animosity was so great he would have scratched Barellan had he dared.
  • One felt there was a latent animosity between the English and the Russians.
  • Nevertheless, he was quite free from animosity to Lord Alfred.
  • It was against her that the author's animosity was chiefly directed.

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