- friendship; peaceful harmony.
- mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.
Origin of amity
- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for 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 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).