Although his presence was sporadic and invisible, just the thought of his proximity delighted and intimidated me.
The proximity of the candidates seated at the table facilitated the fast pace and early engagement of their respective opponent.
First off, I'm assuming you've taken whatever precautions are necessary given your proximity to the storm.
In Libya, however, because of its oil reserves and proximity to Europe, the world has been quick to intervene.
But despite their proximity at the conference, they remain miles apart in ideology.
The distance rendered the last difficult, while the proximity to the point rendered the first indispensable.
But the force of the motive is independent of the proximity of the judgment.
proximity, like familiarity, "breeds contempt;" and the proper cure for the illusions of distance is nearness.
Fortunately for him, the hunchback neither saw nor had a suspicion of his proximity.
From time to time, I glanced toward the house; but the Swine-things seemed unaware of my proximity.
late 15c., from Middle French proximité "nearness" (14c.), from Latin proximitatem (nominative proximitas) "nearness, vicinity," from proximus "nearest, next; most direct; adjoining," figuratively "latest, most recent; next, following; most faithful," superlative of prope "near" (see propinquity).