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  • Hostility — Hos*til i*ty, n.; pl. {Hostilities}. [L. hostilitas: cf. F. hostilit[ e].] 1. State of being hostile; public or private enemy; unfriendliness; animosity. [1913 Webster] Hostility being thus suspended with France. Hayward. [1913 Webster] 2. An act …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hostility — [häs til′ə tē] n. pl. hostilities [Fr hostilité < LL hostilitas < L hostilis, HOSTILE] 1. a feeling of enmity, ill will, unfriendliness, etc.; antagonism 2. a) an expression of enmity and ill will; hostile act b) [pl.] open acts of war;… …   English World dictionary

  • Act of Uniformity 1549 — The Act of Uniformity 1549 (citation 2 3 Edward VI (reigned 1547 1553), c. 1) established The Book of Common Prayer ( The Book of the Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church after the use… …   Wikipedia

  • hostility — /ho stil i tee/, n., pl. hostilities. 1. a hostile state, condition, or attitude; enmity; antagonism; unfriendliness. 2. a hostile act. 3. opposition or resistance to an idea, plan, project, etc. 4. hostilities, a. acts of warfare. b. war. [1375… …   Universalium

  • hostility — hos·til·i·ty || hÉ‘ stɪlÉ™tɪ /hÉ’ s n. enmity, animosity, antagonism, hatred; hostile act; resistance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hostility — hos•til•i•ty [[t]hɒˈstɪl ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) a hostile state or attitude 2) a hostile act 3) opposition or resistance to an idea, plan, etc 4) mil hostilities a) acts of warfare b) war • Etymology: 1375–1425; < L …   From formal English to slang

  • hostility — /hɒsˈtɪləti/ (say hos tiluhtee) noun (plural hostilities) 1. hostile state; enmity; antagonism. 2. a hostile act. 3. (plural) acts of warfare …   Australian English dictionary

  • hostility — State of enmity between individuals or nations. An act or series of acts displaying antagonism …   Black's law dictionary

  • hostility — State of enmity between individuals or nations. An act or series of acts displaying antagonism …   Black's law dictionary

  • Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act — Old Parliament House, photographed in January 2006 An Act to provide for the maintenance of religious harmony and for establishing a Presidential Council for Religious Harmony and for matters conne …   Wikipedia