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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 Familiar.] 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 Acquaintance. [1913 Webster]