HyperDic: closeness

English > 6 senses of the word closeness:
NOUNfeelingcloseness, intimacya feeling of being intimate and belonging together
attributecloseness, stuffinessthe quality of being close and poorly ventilated
attributecloseness, nearnessthe spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance
attributecloseness, meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistednessextreme / extreme stinginess
attributecloseness, secretivenesscharacterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
attributecloseness, familiarity, intimacyclose or warm friendship
closeness > pronunciation
Soundsklow'snihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > closeness: 6 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of being intimate and belonging together.
Example"their closeness grew as the night wore on"
Synonymintimacy
Narrowertogethernessaffectionate closeness / closeness
Broaderbelonginghappiness felt in a secure relationship
Spanishcercanía, intimidad, proximidad
Catalanintimitat, proximitat
Adjectivescloseclose in relevance or relationship
English > closeness: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being close and poorly ventilated.
Synonymstuffiness
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
English > closeness: 6 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance.
Example"the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
Synonymnearness
Narroweradjacency, contiguity, contiguousnessThe attribute of being so near as to be touching
proximity, propinquityThe property of being close together
BroaderdistanceThe property created by the space between two objects or points
Oppositefarness, remoteness, farawaynessThe property of being remote
Spanishaproximación, cercanía, proximidad, vecindad
Catalanproximitat, rodalies, voltants
Adjectivescloseat or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
closenot far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
English > closeness: 6 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme stinginess.
Synonymsmeanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness
NarrowermiserlinessTotal lack of generosity / generosity with money
pettiness, littleness, smallnesslack of generosity / generosity in trifling matters
BroaderstinginessA lack of generosity / generosity
Spanishmezquindad
Catalanmesquinesa
Adjectivesclosegiving or spending with reluctance
English > closeness: 6 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningCharacterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes).
Synonymsecretiveness
Narrowerfurtiveness, sneakiness, stealthinessA disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
Broaderunsociability, unsociablenessAn unsociable disposition
Oppositeopenness, nakednessCharacterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes)
Spanishreserva
Catalanreserva
Adjectivescloseinclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
English > closeness: 6 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningClose or warm friendship.
Synonymsfamiliarity, intimacy
BroaderfriendlinessA friendly disposition
Spanishconfianza, familiaridad, franqueza, intimidad
Catalanconfiança, familiaritat, franquesa, intimitat

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