noun, plural fa·mil·i·ar·i·ties.
Origin of familiarity
Synonyms for familiarity
Related Words for over-familiarityfacility, openness, presumption, ease, familiarity, laxity, spontaneity, frankness, informality, candor, boldness, impertinence, brazenness, forwardness, disrespect, abandon, readiness, license, unconstraint, ingenuousness
Examples from the Web for over-familiarity
Historical Examples of over-familiarity
To do that I must keep up my position, and over-familiarity would be the destruction of it.'Robbery Under Arms
Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
Never presume to cultivate an over-familiarity of manner, which is always offensive; rather be reserved—even to your best friends.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million
Sarah Josepha Hale
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.