noun, plural in·dem·ni·ties.
Origin of indemnity
Examples from the Web for indemnity
But in the end Piedmont paid Austria an indemnity of seventy-five million francs.The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro
I have told M. and M. that I won't be satisfied with indemnity, but an offer must be made.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart
No indemnity was paid, and the Venetian garrison marched proudly out of Candia unsubdued.Venice and its Story|Thomas Okey
It seemed that there would be little difficulty in recovering the indemnity demanded from Sawlapaw.The Pacification of Burma|Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
But there was no time to lose; General von Roeder had allowed only four-and-twenty hours for the payment of the indemnity.The Prussian Terror|Alexandre Dumas
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for indemnity
mid-15c., from Middle French indemnité (14c.), from Late Latin indemnitatem (nominative indemnitas) "security for damage," from Latin indemnis "unhurt, undamaged," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + damnum "damage" (see damn).