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animosity (noun) strong hatred or dislike between two people or groups of people.
The strong dislike between two people is animosity. If you hate someone you have animosity towards them. The hatred between two groups is animosity between them and it may lead to group clashes.
- Their animosity became evident when either refused to be a member of the team of which the other was a member.
- One good thing about Sam was that he never let his animosity towards Edward deny Edward's superior abilities.