What does familiarity breeds contempt mean?

Definitions for familiarity breeds contempt

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  1. familiarity breeds contempt(Proverb)

    The more acquainted one becomes with a person, the more one knows about his or her shortcomings and, hence, the easier it is to dislike that person.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of familiarity breeds contempt in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of familiarity breeds contempt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Too much familiarity breeds contempt.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

  3. Apuleius:

    Familiarity breeds contempt, while rarity wins admiration.

Images & Illustrations of familiarity breeds contempt

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Translations for familiarity breeds contempt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • الألفة تولد الاحتقارArabic
  • kendskab racer foragtDanish
  • familiaridad engendra desprecioSpanish
  • familiarité engendre le méprisFrench
  • इसमें लोगों को दोष पता होते हैं इसलिए उनका सम्मान नहीं करतेHindi
  • familiaritas parit contemptum,Latin
  • vertrouwdheid rassen minachtingDutch
  • Kjennskap skaper foraktNorwegian
  • familiaridade gera desdémPortuguese
  • чем блиRussian
  • fSwedish
  • ความคุ้นเคยดูถูกสายพันธุ์Thai
  • واقف نسلوں توہینUrdu
  • quen thuộc khinh thịVietnamese
  • 熟悉品种的蔑视Chinese

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