Synonyms and Antonyms of fellowship
1 a friendly relationship marked by ready communication and mutual understanding the new counselor is eager to develop a trustful fellowship with the troubled teens at the center Synonyms communion, rapport, rapprochementRelated Words accord, agreement, concord, harmony; oneness, solidarity, togetherness, unity; affinity, empathy, sympathy, understanding; amity, chumminess, companionship, friendliness, friendship; reciprocity, symbiosisNear Antonyms alienation, disaffection, disgruntlement, estrangement; coldness, cold shoulder, distance, iciness; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, enmity, hostility, jaundice, rancor, spite
2 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest a fellowship of physicians dedicated to administering medical aid without regard to politics Synonyms board, brotherhood, chamber, club, college, congress, consortium, council, association, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, league, order, organization, society, sodalityRelated Words collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate
3 kindly concern, interest, or support this music festival would not have been a success without the fellowship of many people in the community Synonyms amity, benevolence, brotherhood, charity, cordiality, cordialness, goodwill, friendliness, friendship, gemütlichkeit, good-fellowship, kindliness, neighborlinessRelated Words bonhomie, camaraderie, collegiality, community, companionship, company, comradeship; civility, comity, concord, harmony, rapport, rapprochement; charity, generosity; affinity, communion, empathy, kindness, sympathy, tolerance; altruism, philanthropy, selflessness, unselfishnessNear Antonyms disfavor, intolerance; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, enmity, hate, hatred, hostility, incivility, malice, rancor; belligerency, quarrelsomeness, querulousnessAntonyms ill will, malevolence, venom
4 the body of people in a profession or field of activity violated just about every ethical principle that the legal fellowship holds dear Synonyms brotherhood, community, corps, fraternity, sodality, vocationRelated Words calling, profession; association, club, federation, guild (also gild), organization, society
5 the feeling of closeness and friendship that exists between companions the fellowship that exists among members of a college fraternity Synonyms brotherhood, camaraderie, community, company, comradery, comradeship, companionship, societyRelated Words amity, benevolence, cordiality, friendliness, friendship, goodwill, kindliness; civility, comity, concord, harmony, rapport; charity, generosity; affinity, compassion, empathy, sympathy; chumminess, familiarity, inseparability, intimacy, nearness; affection, devotion, fondness, loveNear Antonyms forlornness, loneliness, lonesomeness
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