FAMILIARITY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of familiarity
Definition:
n. state of being familiar; intimate and frequent converse, or association; freedom from ceremony and constraint; intimacy
Example:
Where familiarity is based on experience, we might not care much.
Sentence in Classic:
The curate, who was standing beside the table, nodded his red head towards the victor and said with stupid familiarity:.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
In a little while familiarity modified their fears and they gave the place a critical and interested examination, rather admiring their own boldness, and wondering at it, too.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
A secretary came in, with respectful familiarity and the modest consciousness, characteristic of every secretary, of superiority to his chief in the knowledge of their business; he went up to Oblonsky with some papers, and began, under pretense of asking a question, to explain some objection.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She went up to Alexey Alexandrovitch, and with the familiarity given by the approach of death took him by the arm and drew him towards the bedroom.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The adjutant by his elaborate courtesy appeared to wish to ward off any attempt at familiarity on the part of the Russian messenger.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I was going to suggest, with a modest sense of my youth and the familiarity I had been already guilty of, that I had better give him the full benefit of that name, when my aunt went on to say:.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The nature of my relations with her, which placed me on terms of familiarity without placing me on terms of favor, conduced to my distraction.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Indeed, were it not that a difference of years forbids any familiarity on my part, I should answer you in similar fashion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
She paused before him with a smile which seemed at once designed to admit him to her familiarity, and to remind him of the restrictions it imposed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She had a sensation of familiarity; a dream of sitting in a Brussels cafe and going afterward to a tiny gay theater under a cathedral wall.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Every thing was too recent for gaiety, but the evening passed tranquilly away; there was no longer anything material to be dreaded, and the comfort of ease and familiarity would come in time.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context