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Hostility

Hos`til´i`ty
n.1.State of being hostile; public or private enemy; unfriendliness; animosity.
Hostility being thus suspended with France.
- Hayward.
2.An act of an open enemy; a hostile deed; especially in the plural, acts of warfare; attacks of an enemy. See hostilities
Noun1.hostility - a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition; "he could not conceal his hostility"
Synonyms: ill will
2.Hostilityhostility - a state of deep-seated ill-will
Synonyms: antagonism, enmity
3.hostility - the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
Synonyms: ill will, enmity
4.hostility - violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
Synonyms: aggression
5.hostility - acts of overt warfare; "the outbreak of hostilities"
Synonyms: belligerency

HOSTILITY. A state of open enmity; open war. Wolff, Dr. de la Rat. Sec. 1191. Hostility, as it regards individuals, may be permanent or temporary; it is permanent when the individual is a citizen or subject of the government at war, and temporary when he happens to be domiciliated or resident in the country of one of the belligerents; in this latter case the individual may throw off the national character he has thus acquired by residence, when he puts himself in motion, bona fide, to quit the country sine animo revertendi. 3 Rob. Adm. Rep. 12; 3 Wheat. R. 14.
     2. There may be a hostile character merely as to commercial purposes, and hostility may attach only to the person as a temporary enemy, or it may attach only to the property of a particular description. This hostile character in a commercial view, or one limited to certain intents and purposes only, will attach in, consequence of having possessions in the territory of the enemy, or by maintaining a commercial establishment there, or by a personal residence, or, by particular modes of traffic, as by sailing under the enemy's flag of passport. 9 Cranch, 191 5 Rob. Adm. Rep. 21, 161; 1 Kent Com. 73; Wesk. on Ins. h.t.; Chit. Law of Nat. Index, h.t.

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