Synonyms for closeness


1. closeness, intimacy, belonging
usage: a feeling of being intimate and belonging together; "their closeness grew as the night wore on"
2. stuffiness, closeness, quality
usage: the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
3. nearness, closeness, distance
usage: 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, closeness, stinginess
usage: extreme stinginess
5. closeness, secretiveness, unsociability, unsociableness
usage: characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
6. familiarity, intimacy, closeness, friendliness
usage: close or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
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