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affinity

Synonyms of affinity in English:

noun

  • 1 she has a natural affinity with animals and birds
    empathy, rapport, sympathy, accord, harmony, like-mindedness;
    closeness to, fellow feeling for, understanding of;
    liking for, fondness for, inclination towards, partiality for, penchant for, predilection towards, attraction towards
    informal chemistry
    [Antonyms] dislike, aversion
  • 2 there is a semantic affinity between the two words
    correspondence, relationship, association, link, analogy, similitude, agreement, compatibility, congruity, parallelism, consonance;
    [Antonyms] dissimilitude
  • 3 despite their different backgrounds, an affinity grew and developed
    relationship, bond, connection, propinquity
    [Antonyms] antipathy, blood relationship
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