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nearness

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1 the state of being in a very personal or private relationship
  • my cousin and I have lost that nearness we had when we were kids

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2 the state or condition of being near
  • our nearness to the theme park has made us beloved by relatives from all over the country

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“Nearness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nearness. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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