Simple Definition of kinship
: the state of being related to the people in your family
: a feeling of being close or connected to other people
Full Definition of kinship
: the quality or state of being kin : relationship
Examples of kinship in a sentence
He feels a strong kinship with other survivors of the war.
feelings of kinship between the team's players and their fans
First Known Use of kinship
Rhymes with kinship
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KINSHIP Defined for Kids
Definition of kinship for Students
: the quality or state of being related <We just learned of our kinship.>
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