a feeling of being intimate and belonging together
"their closeness grew as the night wore on"
affaire, nearness, parsimoniousness, amour, stuffiness, affair, niggardliness, liaison, tightfistedness, involvement, familiarity, secretiveness, minginess, tightness, intimacy, meanness, niggardness, parsimony
the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance
"the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessnoun
nearness, tautness, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching, constriction, parsimony, stringency, stuffiness, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, beastliness, familiarity, compactness, secretiveness, minginess, tightness, intimacy, meanness, niggardness, density
characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
familiarity, intimacy, closenessnoun
close or warm friendship
"the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
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
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How to use closeness in a sentence?
Our closeness makes us vulnerable.
It (the commemoration) has become a symbol of sacred closeness between Russia and its people, and in such unity and loyalty to the motherland lies our strength, our confidence, and our dignity.
Thank goodness for my husband, that first month was a fog for me. Not being able to hold my son and give him that closeness was extremely difficult.
Every person has different levels of comfort with closeness and distance to each other, if both people are comfortable with living apart, it can work well—but if there is a mismatch, based on fears about abandonment, trust, or fidelity, then living apart will strain the relationship.
His closeness to the citizens was his trademark.
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