Synonyms for familiarity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fuh-mil-ee-ar-i-tee, -mil-yar-
Phonetic Transcription : fəˌmɪl iˈær ɪ ti, -mɪlˈyær-

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Définition of familiarity

Origin :
  • c.1200, from Old French familiarite and directly from Latin familiaritatem (nominative familiaritas) "intimacy, friendship," from familiaris "friendly, intimate" (see familiar). Meaning "undue intimacy" is from late 14c. That of "close acquaintance" is from c.1600.
  • noun friendliness
  • noun knowledgeableness
Example sentences :
  • There was no familiarity of manner there; the clerks liked him, but they had to defer to him and obey him.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • And his carelessness might have been due to the familiarity of the trail to the pool.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • Just a touch of familiarity was the sole indication that we were not grown men.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • I had often called her by her Christian name, but she had never accepted the familiarity.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • In order to prove this, let us consider the evils produced by this familiarity.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • I am afraid he even said to himself that such was a consequence of familiarity with inferiors.
  • Extract from : « Heather and Snow » by George MacDonald
  • They are familiar to me with the familiarity of the songs of our childhood.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • Her use of the plural lost none of its charm by familiarity.
  • Extract from : « The Education of Eric Lane » by Stephen McKenna
  • The familiarity with which he addressed his companion stung Jack to madness.
  • Extract from : « Pretty Madcap Dorothy » by Laura Jean Libbey
  • Its familiarity suggested association with some part of her life.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum

Antonyms for familiarity

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