noun, plural fa·mil·i·ar·i·ties.
Origin of familiarity
Synonyms for familiarity
Related Words for familiarityboldness, intimacy, closeness, freshness, understanding, knowledge, awareness, sense, presumption, acquaintance, fellowship, freedom, ease, forwardness, liberty, sociability, naturalness, openness, friendship, informality
Examples from the Web for familiarity
Contemporary Examples of familiarity
And there is definitely something to finding solace in food, familiarity, and memory.
Talking about death is never easy, but with food, comfort, and familiarity, a new kind of dinner party is making it easier.
Living in a society openly governed by force with those who have demonstrated their familiarity with it increases the danger.A Million Ways to Die in Prison
December 8, 2014
Familiarity with search-engines helps, a strange quirk of working in this retro medium.Blurred Lines at NY Sketchbook Museum
November 1, 2014
The difference is one of familiarity and choice not law or logic.
Historical Examples of familiarity
There was no familiarity of manner there; the clerks liked him, but they had to defer to him and obey him.The Channings
Mrs. Henry Wood
And his carelessness might have been due to the familiarity of the trail to the pool.White Fang
Just a touch of familiarity was the sole indication that we were not grown men.
I had often called her by her Christian name, but she had never accepted the familiarity.
In order to prove this, let us consider the evils produced by this familiarity.The History of Louisiana
Le Page Du Pratz
noun plural -ties
c.1200, from Old French familiarite and directly from Latin familiaritatem (nominative familiaritas) "intimacy, friendship," from familiaris "friendly, intimate" (see familiar). Meaning "undue intimacy" is from late 14c. That of "close acquaintance" is from c.1600.