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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

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
Mark Twain

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
George Sand

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
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Familiarity Translations

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