[fuh-mil-ee-ar-i-tee, -mil-yar-] /fəˌmɪl iˈær ɪ ti, -mɪlˈyær-/
noun, plural familiarities.
thorough knowledge or mastery of a thing, subject, etc.
the state of being ; friendly relationship; close acquaintance; intimacy.
an absence of ceremony and formality; informality.
freedom of behavior justified only by the closest relationship; undue intimacy.
Often, familiarities. an instance of such freedom, as in action or speech.
a sexual liberty or impropriety.
noun (pl) -ties
reasonable knowledge or acquaintance, as with a subject or place
close acquaintanceship or intimacy
(sometimes pl) an instance of unwarranted intimacy
c.1200, from Old French familiarite and directly from Latin familiaritatem (nominative familiaritas) “intimacy, friendship,” from familiaris “friendly, intimate” (see familiar). Meaning “undue intimacy” is from late 14c. That of “close acquaintance” is from c.1600.
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