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[mass noun] The state of being close to another person or other people.‘the sense of family togetherness was strong and excluded neighbours’
affinity, fellowship, kinship, friendship, fellow feeling, community, togetherness, closeness, sharing, harmony, understanding, rapport, connection, communication, association, empathy, sympathy, agreement, accord, concord, unityView synonyms
- ‘Ahmad's family traditions revolve around togetherness, good music and good food.’
- ‘Not all of the remodeled spaces are built for family togetherness.’
- ‘The real point of these rituals, I think, is togetherness - a unity of common hopes and dreams ushering in a new year.’
- ‘Tea represents many different aspects of one's life, such as togetherness, sharing, respect and affection.’
- ‘I imagined myself wandering around the city as an outcast, where happy scenes of family and togetherness only added to my despair.’
- ‘This arrangement makes it possible for the family to enjoy privacy, togetherness, and a connection to the outdoors.’
- ‘The Atlanta natives seek to convey messages of love, peace, respect and family togetherness.’
- ‘Simple lifestyles, family togetherness and a vegetarian diet are their credo.’
- ‘There's a strong sense of togetherness among them.’
- ‘Family loyalty and togetherness are central to life in Andorra.’
- ‘Last month, there was little talk of unity and togetherness.’
- ‘Emphasise the spiritual side of Christmas to your children, and insist that it is not the presents but the family togetherness that makes it special.’
- ‘We are in an arduous process of learning how to live together, and togetherness is our only option.’
- ‘Sure, it was short notice, but I have a special place in my heart for family togetherness on the holidays.’
- ‘I looked at my friends and family and sensed their feeling of unity and togetherness after all this and I felt lost and left out.’
- ‘We will experience some real family togetherness as we share our tiny Hong Kong apartment.’
- ‘As the cards and carols remind us, Christmas is supposed to be a time for families and togetherness and peace and well being for all.’
- ‘What is it about the holidays that makes us temporarily forget how misguided the concept of family togetherness is?’
- ‘The month of Ramadan is a time to focus on family togetherness.’
- ‘We celebrate togetherness and the family, and every good thing he or others have done for us.’
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