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Definition of Overfamiliarity
1. [n -TIES]
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Literary usage of Overfamiliarity
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1. All Too Familiar: Sexual Abuse of Women in U.S. State Prisons by Dorothy Q. Thomas (1996)
"and "What is the procedure for investigating allegations of sexual harassment, overfamiliarity or sexual abuse?" We are limited to commenting on the content ..."
2. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1865)
"Something too much of the free and easy way, the jolly, independent overfamiliarity with art and audience, the nodding to acquaintances, &c. ..."
3. Labrador by William Brooks Cabot (1920)
"I had no sense of overfamiliarity on his part. It is remarkable how intimate these people can be when they care to, without the least offense. ..."
4. Supervised Study; a Discussion of the Study Lesson in High School by Alfred Lawrence Hall-Quest (1916)
"Again, the caller must not allow conventionality on the one hand or overfamiliarity on the other to destroy individuality. We naturally stand in awe before ..."
5. Supervised Study: A Discussion of the Study Lesson in High School by Alfred Lawrence Hall-Quest (1920)
"... the caller must not allow conventionality on the one hand or overfamiliarity on the other to destroy individuality. We naturally stand in awe before ..."
6. The Executive and His Control of Men: A Study in Personal Efficiency by Enoch Burton Gowin (1915)
"... curbing overfamiliarity and keeping others at a distance.1 " Every one sees what 1 Very adroitly the savage wonder worker shrouds himself in mystery. ..."
7. Principles of Educational Practice by Paul Klapper (1912)
"A second great help that this conception of self-activity can render the teacher is to reemphasize what we neglect through overfamiliarity, viz., ..."