familiarity vs liberty what difference

what is difference between familiarity and liberty

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 Middle English liberte, from Old French liberté, from Latin libertas (freedom), from liber (free); see liberal.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlɪbɚti/

Noun

liberty (countable and uncountable, plural liberties)

  1. The condition of being free from control or restrictions.
  2. The condition of being free from imprisonment, slavery or forced labour.
  3. The condition of being free to act, believe or express oneself as one chooses.
  4. Freedom from excessive government control.
  5. A short period when a sailor is allowed ashore.
  6. (often plural) A breach of social convention.
  7. A local division of government administration in medieval England.
  8. (game of Go) an empty space next to a group of stones of the same color.

Synonyms

  • freedom

Derived terms

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Further reading

  • liberty in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • liberty in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • Liberty in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)
  • liberty on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Liberty (division) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • Birtley, Tribley

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈli.ber.ti/

Noun

liberty m (invariable)

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