Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Familiarity

Familiarity

  1. The state of being familiar; intimate and frequent converse, or association; unconstrained intercourse; freedom from ceremony and constraint; intimacy; as, to live in remarkable familiarity.
  2. Anything said or done by one person to another unceremoniously and without constraint; esp., in the pl., such actions and words as propriety and courtesy do not warrant; liberties.

Familiarity Quotations

Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity.
Saskya Pandita

There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Charles de Gaulle

You need to have a redesign because familiarity breeds a kind of complacency.
Timothy White

Familiarity breeds contempt.
Aesop

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
Mark Twain
More "Familiarity" Quotations

Familiarity Translations

familiarity in German is Vertrautheit, Unbekanntheit
familiarity in Norwegian is fortrolighet
familiarity in Spanish is familiaridad

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.