Definition of Propinquity

1. Noun. The property of being close together.

Exact synonyms: Proximity
Generic synonyms: Closeness, Nearness
Derivative terms: Proximal



Definition of Propinquity

1. n. Nearness in place; neighborhood; proximity.

Definition of Propinquity

1. Noun. Nearness or proximity. ¹

2. Noun. Affiliation or similarity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Propinquity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propinquity

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propiconazole
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propine
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propinquities
propinquity (current term)
propinyl
propinyls
propiolactone
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propiolic acid
propionaldehyde
propionaldehydes
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propionamides
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propionates
propione

Literary usage of Propinquity

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1. Publications of the American Statistical Association by American Statistical Association (1920)
"OCCUPATIONAL propinquity AS A FACTOR IN MARRIAGE SELECTION. By DONALD M. MARVIN. The presence of a large and increasing number of ..."

2. Inductive Sociology: A Syllabus of Methods, Analyses and Classifications by Franklin Henry Giddings (1901)
"propinquity is a kinship one degree more remote than consanguinity german. In the primary meaning of the word, " propinquity " is nearness in place, ..."

3. The Scots Revised Reports: Court of Session, First Series... Containing Shaw by Patrick Shaw, John Rankine, William Harvey, Robert Berry, Scotland Court of Session (1900)
"That as a declarator of propinquity was unknown, the general service was introduced to supply that defect ; and that the same has become, de praxi, ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"... reign over a people professing Christ by election, not by birth nor propinquity— a doctrine as little palatable, though not so irritating, to Elizabeth. ..."

5. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"And so the people of Athens sent aid unto them, pretending propinquity, but intending both to hinder the transportation of corn from thence into ..."

6. The Digressions of V. by Elihu Vedder (1910)
"CHAPTER IX Paris the Second Time LIVES, LETTERS, AND PORTRAITURE —I LEA YE NEW YORK — PARIS AND propinquity — DIN AN ..."

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