Definitions for familiarness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word familiarness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
commonly or generally known or seen:
a familiar sight.
to be familiar with a subject.
to write in a familiar style.
to be on familiar terms.
The duchess complained of familiar servants.
of or pertaining to a family or household.
(n.)a familiar friend or associate.
a supernatural spirit or demon supposed to attend a person or another demon, often in the form of an animal.
a domestic employed by a bishop, seminary, etc.
* Syn: familiar , confidential , intimate suggest a friendly relationship between persons, based on frequent association, common interests, etc. familiar suggests an easygoing and unconstrained relationship between persons who are well-acquainted: on familiar terms with one's neighbors. confidential implies a sense of mutual trust that extends to the sharing of confidences and secrets: a confidential adviser. intimate connotes a very close and warm relationship characterized by empathy and sharing of private thoughts: intimate letters to a friend.
Origin of familiar:
1300–50; ME famulier < MF < L familiāris of a household (see family , -ar1)
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