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Meaning & Definition of Closeness in English

English

Closeness

/kloʊsnɪs/

noun

1. A feeling of being intimate and belonging together

  • "Their closeness grew as the night wore on"
    synonym:
  • closeness
  • ,
  • intimacy

2. The quality of being close and poorly ventilated

    synonym:
  • stuffiness
  • ,
  • closeness

3. The spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance

  • "The sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
    synonym:
  • nearness
  • ,
  • closeness

4. Extreme stinginess

    synonym:
  • meanness
  • ,
  • minginess
  • ,
  • niggardliness
  • ,
  • niggardness
  • ,
  • parsimony
  • ,
  • parsimoniousness
  • ,
  • tightness
  • ,
  • tightfistedness
  • ,
  • closeness

5. Characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)

    synonym:
  • closeness
  • ,
  • secretiveness

6. Close or warm friendship

  • "The absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
    synonym:
  • familiarity
  • ,
  • intimacy
  • ,
  • closeness

Examples of using

I don't fear the closeness between different peoples.