What does closeness mean?

Definitions for closeness
close·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. closeness, intimacynoun

    a feeling of being intimate and belonging together

    "their closeness grew as the night wore on"

  2. stuffiness, closenessnoun

    the quality of being close and poorly ventilated

  3. nearness, closenessnoun

    the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance

    "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"

  4. meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessnoun

    extreme stinginess

  5. closeness, secretivenessnoun

    characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)

  6. familiarity, intimacy, closenessnoun

    close or warm friendship

    "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"

Wiktionary

  1. closenessnoun

    The state of being physically close

  2. closenessnoun

    The state of being friends

  3. closenessnoun

    The state of being mean or stingy

  4. closenessnoun

    The state of being secretive

  5. closenessnoun

    The shortest path between two vertices in a graph

Webster Dictionary

  1. Closenessnoun

    the state of being close

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of closeness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of closeness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of closeness in a Sentence

  1. Barry Zuckerman:

    It's one of the most pleasurable activities that you do with your child -- there's physical closeness but it's probably the most unhurried time that children have with their parent and it is focused on them.

  2. President Vladimir Putin:

    It (the commemoration) has become a symbol of sacred closeness between Russia and its people, and in such unity and loyalty to the motherland lies our strength, our confidence, and our dignity.

  3. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    That spatial closeness makes us vulnerable.

  4. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2:

    I, thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicated To closeness and the bettering of my mind.

  5. New York:

    Our closeness makes us vulnerable, we will overcome. And we will show the other communities across this country how to do it.

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