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See definition of affinity on Dictionary.com
  • nounliking or inclination toward something
  • nounsimilarity

synonyms for affinity

  • affection
  • closeness
  • fondness
  • leaning
  • rapport
  • sympathy
  • weakness
  • attraction
  • compatibility
  • cotton
  • druthers
  • partiality
  • thing
  • cup of tea
  • good vibrations
  • same wavelength
  • simpatico

antonyms for affinity

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • dissimilarity
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How to use affinity in a sentence

Is there to be some mysterious affinity between chewing and the revolutions, especially the social revolutions of the future?
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I don't doubt you will find more than one affinity if you are awakening; that is merely the mating instinct.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The striking resemblance of Kingia, in caudex and leaves, to Xanthorrhoea, cannot fail to suggest its affinity to that genus also.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Yet we are told that heat, motion, electricity and chemical affinity are the causes of mental and moral action.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
In none of these particulars does man stand quite alone; in all of them an affinity with the lower animals exists.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The truth is that their pride had, as extravagant pride often has, a close affinity with meanness.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The divinity within feels its affinity with the divinity revealed in beauty, or any other abstract idea.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
To this animal we shall preserve the name of Ounce, because, in fact, it seems to have some affinity to the lynx.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
It is said that Alexander performed sacrifices in honour of Amphilochus, on account of their common affinity to Argos.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
This kind of mane and beard give him some affinity, the first to the horse, and the latter to the goat.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
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