Definition of togetherness in US English:



  • The state of being close to another person or other people.

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