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kinship

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noun kin·ship \ˈkin-ˌship\

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of kinship

  1. :  the quality or state of being kin :  relationship

Examples of kinship in a sentence

  1. He feels a strong kinship with other survivors of the war.

  2. feelings of kinship between the team's players and their fans



1833

First Known Use of kinship

1833

Other Anthropology Terms


KINSHIP Defined for Kids

kinship

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noun kin·ship \ˈkin-ˌship\

Definition of kinship for Students

  1. :  the quality or state of being related <We just learned of our kinship.>





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