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Synonyms for closeness
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  1. closenessnoun

    The state of being physically close

    Synonyms:
    proximity, nearness

  2. closenessnoun

    The state of being friends

    Synonyms:
    intimacy

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. closeness, intimacynoun

    a feeling of being intimate and belonging together

    "their closeness grew as the night wore on"

    Synonyms:
    affaire, nearness, parsimoniousness, amour, stuffiness, affair, niggardliness, liaison, tightfistedness, involvement, familiarity, secretiveness, minginess, tightness, intimacy, meanness, niggardness, parsimony

    Antonyms:
    nakedness, openness

  2. stuffiness, closenessnoun

    the quality of being close and poorly ventilated

    Synonyms:
    intimacy, tightness, nearness, niggardness, minginess, tightfistedness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, stuffiness, secretiveness, familiarity, stodginess, niggardliness, meanness

    Antonyms:
    openness, nakedness

  3. nearness, closenessnoun

    the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance

    "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"

    Synonyms:
    intimacy, tightness, nearness, niggardness, minginess, tightfistedness, parsimony, familiarity, stuffiness, secretiveness, parsimoniousness, niggardliness, meanness

    Antonyms:
    nakedness, openness

  4. meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessnoun

    extreme stinginess

    Synonyms:
    nearness, tautness, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching, constriction, parsimony, stringency, stuffiness, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, beastliness, familiarity, compactness, secretiveness, minginess, tightness, intimacy, meanness, niggardness, density

    Antonyms:
    nakedness, openness

  5. closeness, secretivenessnoun

    characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)

    Synonyms:
    intimacy, tightness, nearness, secretiveness, niggardliness, minginess, tightfistedness, parsimony, familiarity, stuffiness, parsimoniousness, secrecy, niggardness, silence, meanness

    Antonyms:
    nakedness, openness

  6. familiarity, intimacy, closenessnoun

    close or warm friendship

    "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"

    Synonyms:
    conversance, affaire, conversancy, parsimoniousness, amour, impropriety, casualness, meanness, liberty, niggardliness, liaison, nearness, affair, involvement, acquaintance, familiarity, tightfistedness, secretiveness, minginess, stuffiness, tightness, intimacy, indecorum, niggardness, parsimony

    Antonyms:
    nakedness, openness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. closenessnoun

    Synonyms:
    nearness, proximity, adjacency, density, compactness, intimacy, reticence, secretiveness, parsimony, stinginess, illiberality, penuriousness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "closeness":

    proximity, rapprochement, vicinity, intimacy, approximation

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4169liberty
#4321concentration
#4523involvement
#6644silence
#9420affair
#10032liaison
#11043proximity
#11955approximation
#11994vicinity
#18908familiarity
#19348secrecy
#20144intimacy
#21758thrift
#22090amour
#22164acquaintance
#39155closeness
#40994tightness
#56975constriction
#59430compactness
#66317impropriety
#70151parsimony
#76480affaire
#78566nearness
#87789rapprochement
#94594stringency
#99321meanness
#185823stuffiness
#238685casualness
#326183secretiveness

How to use closeness in a sentence?

  1. Carrie Fisher:

    You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well.

  2. Brian Bahr/ALLSPORT -RRB- James:

    It’s not just necessarily one particular moment but it’s more so just the overall bond that we had and the closeness of the group with Shane and I being the captains and just kind of figuring out how to get better and just the ups and downs you go through during the season, regardless of how good you are, as a matter of fact, my wife and I were just talking about the loss to this year’s team, the loss to [North] Carolina for [coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final home game] and I said look, you know, it sucks. I hated that was the last game. I was there. And I said it's kind of like my senior year. I lost to Maryland and that was my senior night and we just talked about the next time we come back in this gym [Cameron Indoor Stadium] it’s going to be to thank you guys for supporting us and being with us as we’re national champions. That’s what we did my senior year. It was just beautiful. Coming back, addressing the Cameron Crazies in the crowd and raising that banner for them.

  3. William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2:

    I, thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicated To closeness and the bettering of my mind.

  4. Bob Montgomery:

    I saw a closeness with them that I'd never seen before.

  5. David Berkowitz Chicago:

    The art deprived of closeness to the world is, in fact, pure, flat, unmanageable, decorative. Totally extraneous because she herself destroyed outer. Empty and indifferent, deprived of destiny, it solves only technical issues.


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