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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hos·til·i·ty n.; pl. Hostilities
 1. State of being hostile; public or private enemy; unfriendliness; animosity.
    Hostility being thus suspended with France.   --Hayward.
 2. An act of an open enemy; a hostile deed; especially in the plural, acts of warfare; attacks of an enemy.  See hostilities
    He who proceeds to wanton hostility, often provokes an enemy where he might have a friend.   --Crabb.
 Syn: -- Animosity; enmity; opposition; violence; aggression; contention; warfare.