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familiarity

noun
     
fa‧mil‧i‧ar‧i‧ty [uncountable]
1 a good knowledge of a particular subject or place
familiarity with
In fact his familiarity with the Bronx was pretty limited.
2 the quality of being well-known to you:
I miss the familiarity of home.
3 a relaxed way of speaking to someone or behaving with someone:
He treated her with the easy familiarity of an equal.
4

familiarity breeds contempt

an expression meaning that if you know someone too well, you find out their faults and respect them less

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