Definition of FAMILIARITY

the state of being in a very personal or private relationship <the elderly couple enjoys a familiarity that is the result of many years of happy marriage>
Antonyms distance
a socially improper or unsuitable act or remark <placing his hand on my shoulder was just one familiarity by the car salesman that I did not appreciate>
Near Antonyms form, manners, mores, proprieties
knowledge gained by personal experience <the restaurant critic's considerable familiarity with restaurant kitchens should stand her in good stead>
Antonyms unfamiliarity

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