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familiarity

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    reasonable knowledge or acquaintance, as with a subject or place  
2    close acquaintanceship or intimacy  
3    undue intimacy  
4    sometimes pl   an instance of unwarranted intimacy  
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familiarity

  
1    acquaintance, acquaintanceship, awareness, experience, grasp, understanding  
2    absence of reserve, closeness, ease, fellowship, freedom, friendliness, friendship, informality, intimacy, naturalness, openness, sociability, unceremoniousness  
3    boldness, disrespect, forwardness, liberties, liberty, presumption  
  
Antonyms     
   constraint, decorum, distance, formality, ignorance, inexperience, propriety, reserve, respect, unfamiliarity  

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