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familiarity

fa·mil·i·ar·i·ty

familiarity

 
 
pronunciation:
f mI li ae rih ti
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: familarities
definition 1: knowledge or understanding of a particular thing.
His familiarity with a number of languages helped him in his foreign travels.
synonyms:
acquaintance, conversance, knowledge, understanding
antonyms:
ignorance, unfamiliarity
similar words:
cognizance, comprehension, experience, grasp, intimacy, mastery
definition 2: the state of being familiar or acquainted closely.
synonyms:
closeness, friendship, intimacy
similar words:
acquaintance, association, brotherhood, companionship, fellowship, fraternity, friendliness, sisterhood
definition 3: impertinent or presumptuous intimacy, esp. a sexual advance.
similar words:
advances, come-on, impertinence, impropriety, indecorum, insolence, liberty, presumption, unseemliness
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