Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/26/15 Propinquity

Propinquity (noun)
propinquity [proh-ping-kwi-tee]


noun
1. nearness in place; proximity.
2. nearness of relation; kinship.
3. affinity of nature; similarity.
4. nearness in time.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English propinquite < Latin propinquitās nearness, equivalent to propinqu (us) near ( prop (e) near (see pro-) + -inquus adj. suffix) + -itās -ity

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