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Definition 1: an act of undue intimacy - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for familiarity in the sense of this definition

(familiarity is a kind of ...) improper or wicked or immoral behavior

Definition 2: usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known - [noun denoting attribute]

(familiarity is a kind of ...) commonness by virtue of not being unusual

(... are attributes of familiarity) well known or easily recognized

"a familiar figure" "familiar songs" "familiar guests"

(... are attributes of familiarity) not known or well known

"a name unfamiliar to most" "be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings"

Definition 3: close or warm friendship - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where familiarity 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 familiarity in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 4: a casual manner - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for familiarity in the sense of this definition

(familiarity is a kind of ...) a manner that does not take forms and ceremonies seriously

(... is a kind of familiarity ) casualness in use of language

Definition 5: personal knowledge or information about someone or something - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for familiarity in the sense of this definition

(familiarity is a kind of ...) knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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