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synonyms for dearness

  • affection
  • familiarity
  • friendship
  • intimacy
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antonyms for dearness

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  • enmity
  • hate
  • hatred
  • difference
  • distance
  • remoteness
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How to use dearness in a sentence

The difficulties which impede mine-working in these parts are caused chiefly by the dearness of labor and the scarcity of fuel.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
He had spoken of the former dearness between himself and this gentleman, tied upon the knot of his virtues.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
Invention and discovery have replaced scarcity and dearness with abundance and cheapness.
THE HARRIS-INGRAM EXPERIMENTCHARLES E. BOLTON
But there is dearness in this mood, which is indifferent and scornful and slightingly patient, though it wants splendor.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
She passed, brushed lightly against him, as he stood trembling with the sense of her dearness to him.
THE SQUIRREL-CAGEDOROTHY CANFIELD
The length of the siege produced dearness of provisions, which had not been carefully husbanded from the start.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
Its dearness to him was that it was peaceable as well as efficient.
THE BROTHERS' WARJOHN CALVIN REED
I wanted to tell him that you were mine—that all your sweetness and dearness belonged to me.
CONTRARY MARYTEMPLE BAILEY
Carestié, dearness, stands in contrast to the Italian carestia.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
They made observations on the plays at the theatre, on the government, the dearness of living, and the frauds of commerce.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEARNESS

  • affection
  • dearness
  • familiarity
  • friendship
  • intimacy
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