Acquaintance : Synonyms and Antonyms





Acquaintance


( Noun )


My
acquaintance with that person saved me from a danger which would have killed me.


Synonyms:

1. Friendship

2. Knowledge

3. Information

4. Familiarity


Contextual Examples:

His
friendship with learned men greatly helped to increase his knowledge.

A senior retired officer was recently found passing the secret
information to the enemy.

In modern society the neighbors have little
familiarity among themselves.



Antonyms:

1. Enmity

2. Ignorance

3. Lack of knowledge

4. Hostility


Contextual Examples:

Pakistan has never given up its attitude of
enmity towards India.

This attitude is partly based on Pakistani
ignorance about its diplomatic maneuvers of its western allies.

There is no
hostility among the common people of the countries.


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