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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance.

Usage examples (32)
  • But that nearness is better than farness I know: 122
  • Other times, it brings hurt, because that nearness is not near enough.
  • He was like a child coming back to the sense of an enveloping presence: her nearness was a breast on which he leaned.
  • With that animal instinct of nearness, which is neither sight, nor smell, my favorite broncho put forward his ears and whinnied sharply. for more
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