Meaning of Enmity

What is Enmity:

Enmity is aversion or hatred between 2 or more people. The term enmity is related to the expression enemy, which is an adjective that means opposite to one thing or, he who has a bad will and wishes badly on another.

The enmity is synonymous with aversion, resentment, hostility, hatred, etc. product of the differences or, different ideologies, thoughts between 2 or more people and, also by the envy that one person may feel towards another. Likewise, enmity occurs through: physical attacks, verbal attacks, the will to make life impossible for another individual, intimidation towards a person, and so on.

The term enmity can be evidenced in various contexts, as it was previously referred to, between people, but it can also arise between nations, as a result of a disagreement between the policies of both, generating a war and enemy armies. Likewise, enmity can be observed in literature and cinema for example: Superman and Lex Luthor, Batman and the Joker, heroic characters who fight for good and evil.

Also the term enmity or enemy can be used in contexts of confrontations or adversaries at a sporting level, for example as occurs with the classic Spanish soccer between the eternal enemies Real Madrid and FC Barcelona to refer to the opposite, that is, that person or team that must be beaten in a sporting event.

In the realm of religion, the term of enmity against God is the designs of the flesh, because the law of God is not extinguished and those who live according to the flesh do not please God and do not comply with the commandments of the Lord.

Enmity is known as an antivalue of friendship. The enmity produces the lack of coexistence, exclusion towards other individuals, individualism. Also, enmity produces other types of feelings: intolerance, disrespect, disagreement in most of the statements made by that person considered an enemy, evil, among others.

On the other hand, some antonyms of the term enmity are: friendship, harmony, agreement, trust, and so on. The word enmity translated into English is "enmity”.

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