Relations vs Familiarity - What's the difference?

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Relations is a related term of familiarity.

As nouns the difference between relations and familiarity

is that relations is while familiarity is the state of being extremely friendly; intimacy.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




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  • The state of being extremely friendly; intimacy.
  • *, II.8:
  • It is also folly and injustice to deprive childrenof their fathers familiaritie , and ever to shew them a surly, austere, grim, and disdainefull countenance, hoping thereby to keepe them in awfull feare and duteous obedience.
  • Undue intimacy; inappropriate informality, impertinence.
  • * 1927 , G K Chesterton, The Return of Don Quixote , p.5:
  • Murrel did not in the least object to being called a monkey, yet he always felt a slight distaste when Julian Archer called him one.It had to do with a fine shade between familiarity and intimacy which men like Murrel are never ready to disregard, however ready they may be to black their faces.
  • An instance of familiar behaviour.
  • Close or habitual acquaintance with someone or something; understanding or recognition acquired from experience.
  • Derived terms

    * familiarity breeds contempt