Antonyms for unfamiliarity
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uhn-fuh-mil-yer|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər|
Definition of unfamiliarityOrigin :
- 1590s, from un- (1) "not" + familiar. Related: Unfamiliarly.
- noun ignorance
- 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
- lack of education
- mental incapacity
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