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 for Familiarity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Familiarity \Fa*mil`iar"i*ty\, n.; pl. Familiarities. [OE.
     familarite, F. familiarit['e]fr. L. faniliaritas. See
     1. The state of being familiar; intimate and frequent
        converse, or association; unconstrained intercourse;
        freedom from ceremony and constraint; intimacy; as, to
        live in remarkable familiarity.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Anything said or done by one person to another
        unceremoniously and without constraint; esp., in the pl.,
        such actions and words as propriety and courtesy do not
        warrant; liberties.
     Syn: Acquaintance; fellowship; affability; intimacy. See
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: personal knowledge or information about someone or
           something [syn: acquaintance, familiarity,
           conversance, conversancy]
      2: usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known [ant:
         strangeness, unfamiliarity]
      3: close or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a
         mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy" [syn:
         familiarity, intimacy, closeness]
      4: a casual manner [syn: casualness, familiarity]
      5: an act of undue intimacy [syn: familiarity, impropriety,
         indecorum, liberty]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  104 Moby Thesaurus words for "familiarity":
     Bohemianism, acquaintance, affability, affinity, amiability,
     assumption, awareness, boldness, casualness, chumminess, civility,
     closeness, clubbability, clubbishness, clubbism, cognition,
     cognizance, common touch, communicativeness, companionability,
     compatibility, comprehension, congeniality, cordiality, corpus,
     courtesy, data, datum, ease, easiness, easygoingness, experience,
     expertise, facts, factual base, fellowship, folksiness,
     fondness for society, friendliness, geniality, graciousness, grasp,
     gregariousness, homeliness, homeyness, hospitality, hubris,
     impertinence, imposition, impropriety, impudence, informality,
     informalness, information, inseparableness, insolence,
     intelligence, intimacy, intimate acquaintance, inwardness,
     irregularity, ken, know-how, knowing, knowledge, lawlessness,
     liberties, liberty abused, license, licentiousness, looseness,
     mateyness, naturalness, nearness, offhandedness, openness,
     palliness, plainness, practical knowledge, presumption,
     presumptuousness, private knowledge, privity, ratio cognoscendi,
     relaxedness, self-knowledge, simplicity, sociability, sociableness,
     social grace, sociality, special affinity, technic, technics,
     technique, unaffectedness, unceremoniousness, unconstrainedness,
     unconstraint, unconventionality, understanding, undue liberty,
     unpretentiousness, urbanity

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