- friendship; peaceful harmony.
- mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.
Origin of amity
- a female given name.
Related Words for amitieskindliness, concord, cordiality, goodwill, benevolence, harmony, friendliness, togetherness, comity, neighborliness, simpatico
Examples from the Web for amities
Historical Examples of amities
My sisters send their amities, and will write in a few days.
Po´thos.God of the amities of love;one of the numerous attendants of Venus, 106.Myths of Greece and Rome
H. A. Guerber
- friendship; cordiality
Word Origin for amity
Word Origin and History for amities
mid-15c., "friendly relations," from Old French amitie (13c.); earlier amistie (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *amicitatem (nominative *amicitas) "friendship," corresponding to Latin amicitia, from amicus (adj.) "friendly;" related to amare "to love" (see Amy).