familiarity[ fuh-mil-ee-ar-i-tee, -mil-yar- ]SEE DEFINITION OF familiarity
Synonyms for familiarity
Antonyms for familiarity
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAMILIARITY
There was no familiarity of manner there; the clerks liked him, but they had to defer to him and obey him.
And his carelessness might have been due to the familiarity of the trail to the pool.
Just a touch of familiarity was the sole indication that we were not grown men.
I had often called her by her Christian name, but she had never accepted the familiarity.
In order to prove this, let us consider the evils produced by this familiarity.
I am afraid he even said to himself that such was a consequence of familiarity with inferiors.
They are familiar to me with the familiarity of the songs of our childhood.
Her use of the plural lost none of its charm by familiarity.
The familiarity with which he addressed his companion stung Jack to madness.
Its familiarity suggested association with some part of her life.
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.