familiarity vs indecorum what difference

what is difference between familiarity and indecorum

English

Etymology

From Middle French familiarité, from Latin familiāritātem. Displaced native Old English hīwcūþnes.

Morphologically familiar +‎ -ity

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fəmɪlɪˈæɹɪti/
  • Rhymes: -æɹɪti

Noun

familiarity (countable and uncountable, plural familiarities)

  1. The state of being extremely friendly; intimacy.
    • 1677, Hannah Woolley, The Compleat Servant-Maid, London: T. Passinger, p. 2,[1]
      Do not keep familiarity with any but those, with whom you may improve your time.
  2. Undue intimacy; inappropriate informality, impertinence.
  3. An instance of familiar behaviour.
  4. Close or habitual acquaintance with someone or something; understanding or recognition acquired from experience.

Derived terms

  • familiarity breeds contempt

Translations



English

Etymology

From Latin indecōrum, neuter substantive of indecōrus.

Noun

indecorum (usually uncountable, plural indecorums)

  1. Indecorous behavior, or the state of being indecorous

Anagrams

  • medicornu

Latin

Adjective

indecōrum

  1. nominative neuter singular of indecōrus
  2. accusative masculine singular of indecōrus
  3. accusative neuter singular of indecōrus
  4. vocative neuter singular of indecōrus

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