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
Steele's familiarity with triple option attacks from his experience facing Georgia Tech while at Clemson should help.
So everything that comes with that — the family, a move, the familiarity with your surroundings.
McPhillips, of Plainfield, cites her familiarity with the clerk's office, and her budget and management skills, having worked for 27 years in other capacities in county government and assisting on election nights.
Ding and Gao’s familiarity with Macau would have been useful to North Korean hackers, says Steve Vickers, a former head of the Hong Kong Police Force’s Criminal Intelligence Bureau who now runs an eponymous risk consulting company.
A second season at the eight-man level brings some familiarity for the Flintridge Prep football team, at least with the squad’s upcoming 2017 schedule.
Over the decades, Calder’s reputation has suffered from over-familiarity.
Outbreaks of Western fear and paranoia about all Muslims will never be cured by lectures about tolerance, nor by familiarity with well-meaning Muslim neighbors.
Yet somehow those imperfections have engendered, if not a fondness, then at least a familiarity with my own features in a way long hair never could.
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First Known Use of familiarity
Synonymsbelonging, chumminess, closeness, inseparability, intimacy, nearness
Related Wordsimmediacy; affinity, kinship; commitment, devotedness, devotion; affection, attachment, fondness, love, passion; constancy, faithfulness, fidelity; amity, fellowship, friendship, goodwill; affability, conviviality, cordiality, geniality; mutuality; cliquishness, clubbiness
Near Antonymsaloofness, coldness, coolness, remoteness, reserve
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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