Antonyms for unfamiliarity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uhn-fuh-mil-yer
Phonetic Transcription : ˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər

Definition of unfamiliarity

Origin :
  • 1590s, from un- (1) "not" + familiar. Related: Unfamiliarly.
  • noun ignorance
Example sentences :
  • His unfamiliarity was not surprising; he had little acquaintance with the stock market.
  • Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • It had not taken them half an hour to bridge over the gap of unfamiliarity.
  • Extract from : « The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp » by Katherine Stokes
  • The unfamiliarity, even horror, of the situation can be imagined.
  • Extract from : « The Problems of Psychical Research » by Hereward Carrington
  • I think that this unfamiliarity with armchair life is a misfortune.
  • Extract from : « Roving East and Roving West » by E. V. Lucas
  • But here again she was confronted by the sensation of unfamiliarity.
  • Extract from : « The Gambler » by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • Our little heads would swim in the sickness of our unfamiliarity.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Censer » by John McGovern
  • The sense of unfamiliarity grew upon me as I stood there watching.
  • Extract from : « Famous Modern Ghost Stories » by Various
  • I have remarked upon the unfamiliarity of modern students of theology with Peignot's term thologie positive.
  • Extract from : « A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies » by Archer Taylor
  • Or, as Aristotle had said long before, there must be "a certain admixture of unfamiliarity," a continual slight novelty.
  • Extract from : « Impressions And Comments » by Havelock Ellis
  • His unfamiliarity with the stairs made him think they were not so nearly perpendicular as was the fact.
  • Extract from : « The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters » by Edward S. Ellis

Synonyms for unfamiliarity

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