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[nˈi͡ənəs], [nˈi‍ənəs], [n_ˈiə_n_ə_s]

Synonyms for Nearness:

nearness (noun)

adjacency, closeness, juxtaposition, neighborhood, proximity, verge, vicinity.

Other synonyms and related words:

access, accession, accord, accordance, acquaintance, addition, adjunct, admiration, advance, advent, affairs, affiliation, affinity, afflux, affluxion, agreement, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approaching, appropinquation, approximation, appulse, assemblage, assimilation, association, attachment, avarice, belonging, bond, cheapness, chumminess, closefistedness, combination, coming, coming near, coming toward, community, compactness, comparability, comparison, confinement, confines, conformity, connectedness, connection, contact, contiguity, contiguousness, contrariety, convenience, convergence, copying, correspondence, crowdedness, dealings, deduction, disjunction, distance, district, environs, extreme stinginess, familiarity, fellowship, filiation, flowing toward, foreground, forthcoming, friendship, hair, hairbreadth, hairsbreadth, hardfistedness, hoarding, homology, identity, illiberality, imitation, immediacy, imminence, incapaciousness, incommodiousness, inseparability, inseparableness, intimacy, intimate acquaintance, intimate association, junction, length, liaison, likeness, likening, limitation, link, linkage, linking, literalness, locality, malice, mateyness, meanness, metaphor, mimicking, miserliness, mutual attraction, narrow gauge, narrowness, nearing, neighbourhood, oncoming, order, palliness, parallelism, parity, parsimoniousness, parsimony, penny-pinching, precinct, presence, propinquity, proximation, purlieus, rapport, region, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, resemblance, restrictedness, restriction, sameness, secretiveness, semblance, similarity, simile, similitude, simulation, slenderness, special affinity, stinginess, straitness, strictness, stuffiness, sympathy, thickness, tie, tie-in, tight purse strings, tight squeeze, tightfistedness, tightness, ungenerosity, union, vicinage.

Quotes for Nearness:

  1. Nearness to nature... keeps the spirit sensitive to impressions not commonly felt and in touch with the unseen powers. Charles Alexander Eastman.
  2. Vagueness is at times an indication of nearness to a perfect truth. Charles Ives.
  3. For this reason, strangers are not really conceived as individuals, but as strangers of a particular type: the element of distance is no less general in regard to them than the element of nearness Georg Simmel.