Familiarities
Familiarity Fa*mil`iar"i*ty, n.; pl. {Familiarities}. [OE. familarite, F. familiarit['e]fr. L. faniliaritas. See {Familiar}.] 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. [1913 Webster]

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.

Syn: Acquaintance; fellowship; affability; intimacy. See {Acquaintance}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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