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closeness

Definitions of closeness
  1. noun
    the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance
    “the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action”
    synonyms: nearness
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    Antonyms:
    farawayness, farness, remoteness
    the property of being remote
    types:
    propinquity, proximity
    the property of being close together
    adjacency, contiguity, contiguousness
    the attribute of being so near as to be touching
    type of:
    distance
    the property created by the space between two objects or points
  2. noun
    a feeling of being intimate and belonging together
    “their closeness grew as the night wore on”
    synonyms: intimacy
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    types:
    togetherness
    affectionate closeness
    type of:
    belonging
    happiness felt in a secure relationship
  3. noun
    close or warm friendship
    synonyms: familiarity, intimacy
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    type of:
    friendliness
    a friendly disposition
  4. noun
    the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    synonyms: stuffiness
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    type of:
    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  5. noun
    extreme stinginess
    synonyms: meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, tightfistedness, tightness
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    types:
    littleness, pettiness, smallness
    lack of generosity in trifling matters
    miserliness
    total lack of generosity with money
    type of:
    stinginess
    a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money
  6. noun
    characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
    synonyms: secretiveness
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    Antonyms:
    nakedness, openness
    characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive
    types:
    furtiveness, sneakiness, stealthiness
    a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
    type of:
    unsociability, unsociableness
    an unsociable disposition; avoiding friendship or companionship
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