from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Enmity or bitterness among individuals or groups of people.
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- n. Feelings of hostility or ill will.
- n. A serious feud or long-standing grudge.
- n. An inherited immoral or disturbed nature.
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- n. a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
From Charles Lamb's Essays of Elia (1823). (Wiktionary)