Examples of familiarity in a Sentence
He spoke to everyone with the easy familiarity of an old friend.
the elderly couple enjoys a familiarity that is the result of many years of happy marriage
Recent Examples of familiarity from the Web
But Alan Brown and Chris Moulin both agree that the way that the hippocampus indexes memories by cross-referencing them according to familiarity is a more likely cause of déjà vu.
Crosswords have been helpful, too, for familiarity with some of the short, obscure words that sometimes trip up spellers.
Meyer believes the success of the tribute act is due to the familiarity of the two performers.
There was his familiarity with several former Maryland team managers who now work for the Wizards in a variety of jobs, including his former roommate, Ryan Lumpkin.
During his run for council in 2011, Mr. Sharp told The Times-Picayune his familiarity of the parish would serve him well on the parish governing body.
That spooked version of familiarity — such as in a scary little overture of flickering desk lamps — is what Stalling does so well.
Festival play should be long after the film’s Directors' Fortnight premiere, though its modest scale and the familiarity of its central dynamic will likely confine its prospects to that circuit outside its home territory.
My familiarity with the background material was probably a big part of the reason I was asked to write the screenplay.
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First Known Use of familiarity
FAMILIARITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of familiarity for English Language Learners
: the state of being familiar with something : the state of having knowledge about something
: a friendly and informal way of acting or talking
FAMILIARITY Defined for Kids
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