n [C, U] ~ (against/towards sb/sth); ~ (between A and B) (instance of) strong dislike or of hostility 憎恶; 敌意; 仇恨
*He felt no animosity towards his critics. 他对批评他的人并不怀恨在心.
* I could sense the animosity between them. 我能觉察出他们彼此间的敌意.
npluralanimosities [U and C]
1400-1500; Language: Late Latin;Origin:
animositas, from Latin
animosus 'full of spirit'
, from animus; ANIMUS
strong dislike or hatred
= hostilityanimosity between There is no personal animosity between the party leaders.animosity towards/against She felt a certain amount of animosity towards him.
1. Someday the animosity that led to the war will be replaced by amity. 总有一天导致战争的仇恨会被友好关系所取代。
2. She could not understand her brother´s animosity against Bill. 她不能理解哥哥为什么对比尔深恶痛绝。