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Definition 1: the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where closeness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action

Synonyms for closeness in the sense of this definition

(closeness is a kind of ...) the property created by the space between two objects or points

(... is a kind of closeness ) the property of being close together

(... is a kind of closeness ) the attribute of being so near as to be touching

Definition 2: characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes) - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for closeness in the sense of this definition

(closeness is a kind of ...) an unsociable disposition; avoiding friendship or companionship

(... is a kind of closeness ) a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously

Definition 3: the quality of being close and poorly ventilated - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for closeness in the sense of this definition

(closeness is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

Definition 4: close or warm friendship - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where closeness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy

Synonyms for closeness in the sense of this definition

(closeness is a kind of ...) a friendly disposition

Definition 5: extreme stinginess - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for closeness in the sense of this definition

(closeness is a kind of ...) a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money

(... is a kind of closeness ) lack of generosity in trifling matters

(... is a kind of closeness ) total lack of generosity with money

Definition 6: a feeling of being intimate and belonging together - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where closeness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their closeness grew as the night wore on

Synonyms for closeness in the sense of this definition

(closeness is a kind of ...) happiness felt in a secure relationship

"with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging"

(... is a kind of closeness ) affectionate closeness

"togetherness is the new wonder ingredient in marriage"

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