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Definition of Closeness


  1. The state of being close.

Closeness Quotations

Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.
Henri Nouwen

There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.
Willie Stargell

Intimacy is not a happy medium. It is a way of being in which the tension between distance and closeness is dissolved and a new horizon appears. Intimacy is beyond fear.
Henri Nouwen

People can misconstrue closeness for love.
Stevie Wonder

We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook?
Ellen Goodman
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Closeness Translations

closeness in German is Geschlossenheit
closeness in Spanish is cercania

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