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Synonyms for closenessclose·ness

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Wiktionary

  1. closenessnoun

    The state of being physically close

    Synonyms:
    proximity, nearness

  2. closenessnoun

    The state of being friends

    Synonyms:
    intimacy

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Words

  1. closenessnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "closeness":

    proximity, rapprochement, vicinity, intimacy, approximation

How to pronounce closeness?

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British
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Indian

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How to use closeness in a sentence?

  1. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Our closeness makes us vulnerable.

  2. President Vladimir Putin:

    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.

  3. The Jolliff:

    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.

  4. Elizabeth Ochoa:

    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.

  5. Ramon Silverio:

    His closeness to the citizens was his trademark.

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