Synonyms and Antonyms 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.
commitment, devotedness, devotion
affection, attachment, fondness, love, passion
constancy, faithfulness, fidelity
amity, fellowship, friendship, goodwill
affability, conviviality, cordiality, geniality
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.
blunder, error, flub, fumble, goof, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, oversight, slip, slipup, stumble
discourtesy, incivility, offense (or offence)
misapprehension, miscalculation, misconception, misjudgment, misstatement, misunderstanding
knowledge gained by personal experience
- The restaurant critic's considerable familiarity with restaurant kitchens should stand her in good stead.
association, experience, exposure, intimacy, involvement
awareness, comprehension, conception, inkling, notion, understanding
education, enlightenment, grounding, information, instruction, learning, schooling, training