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
Recent Examples of kinship from the Web
But where it has been planted, Americans know a kinship beyond blood.
As soon as Wright described Baby Driver, San felt an kinship with the title character.
Although the pair’s mother-daughter bond was stronger than ever on The Girls Next Door — which aired from 2005 to 2010 on E! — rising tensions sparked by Patti’s alleged tabloid leaks took their kinship in a dark direction.
Making movies like no one else currently working today, the filmmaker turns The Bad Batch into a hypnotic portrait of disparate pariahs finding love and kinship out on the unforgiving fringe.
David Sánchez Quartet Thursday, April 5, 7:30pm SFJAZZ Collective tenor saxophonist Sánchez leads his own group and performs music from his latest project exploring the kinship between West African drumming and his native Puerto Rico.
Unshakably resolute, unwilling to give in to fear or panic, and able to find humor and kinship even in the darkest moments.
Scripture shows us the covenant friendship of David and Jonathan, the devoted kinship of Ruth and Naomi.
There's a kinship with Prince as well, with vulnerability and spiritual devotion all tangled up in songs of longing.
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KINSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kinship for English Language Learners
: the state of being related to the people in your family
: a feeling of being close or connected to other people
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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