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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

Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
Honore de Balzac

Familiarity breeds contempt.
Aesop

Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
William Hazlitt

Familiarity breeds contempt.
Publilius Syrus
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Familiarity Translations

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

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