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Synonyms for propinquity
proʊˈpɪŋ kwɪ tipropin·quity

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. propinquity

    In mathematics, approximation is not guesswork, not looseness, and not error. The process of approximation is as exact and correct at every point as that by which an absolute result is secured; the result only fails of exactness because of some inherent difficulty in the problem. The attempt to "square the circle" gives only an approximate result, because of the impossibility of expressing the circumference in terms of the radius. But the limits of error on either side are known, and the approximation has practical value. Outside of mathematics, the correct use of approximation (and the kindred words approximate and approximately) is to express as near an approach to accuracy and certainty as the conditions of human thought or action in any given case make possible. Resemblance and similarity may be but superficial and apparent; approximation is real. Approach is a relative term, indicating that one has come nearer than before, tho the distance may yet be considerable; an approximation brings one really near. Nearness, neighborhood, and propinquity are commonly used of place; approximation, of mathematical calculations and abstract reasoning; we speak of approach to the shore, nearness to the town, approximation to the truth.

    Synonyms:
    approach, approximation, contiguity, likeness, nearness, neighborhood, resemblance, similarity

    Antonyms:
    difference, distance, error, remoteness, unlikeness, variation

    Preposition:
    The approximation of the vegetable to the animal type.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. propinquity

    Synonyms:
    nearness, proximity, contiguity, adjacence

    Antonyms:
    distance, remoteness, longitude, separation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proximity, propinquitynoun

    the property of being close together

    Synonyms:
    proximity, law of proximity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. propinquitynoun

    Synonyms:
    nearness, proximity, vicinity, neighborhood

  2. propinquitynoun

    Synonyms:
    kindred, affinity

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How to use propinquity in a sentence?

  1. Quentin Crisp:

    The continued propinquity of another human being cramps the style after a time unless that person is somebody you think you love. Then the burden becomes intolerable at once.

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