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Meaning of "unfamiliarity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNFAMILIARITY

unfamiliarity  [ˌʌnfəmɪlɪˈærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNFAMILIARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unfamiliarity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UNFAMILIARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unfamiliarity in the English dictionary

The definition of unfamiliarity in the dictionary is the quality of being unknown or strange. Other definition of unfamiliarity is lack of knowledge about somethingunfamiliarity with sth.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNFAMILIARITY


charity
ˈtʃærɪtɪ
clarity
ˈklærɪtɪ
colinearity
ˌkəʊlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ
collinearity
ˌkɒlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ
curvilinearity
ˌkɜːvɪˌlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ
disparity
dɪˈspærɪtɪ
familiarity
fəˌmɪlɪˈærɪtɪ
linearity
ˌlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ
multicollinearity
ˌmʌltɪkəʊˌlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ
nonlinearity
ˌnɒnˌlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ
overfamiliarity
ˌəʊvəfəˌmɪlɪˈærɪtɪ
parity
ˈpærɪtɪ
peculiarity
pɪˌkjuːlɪˈærɪtɪ
polarity
pəʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
rectilinearity
ˌrɛktɪˌlɪnɪˈærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
singularity
ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
solidarity
ˌsɒlɪˈdærɪtɪ
subsidiarity
səbˌsɪdɪˈærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNFAMILIARITY

unfaithfully
unfaithfulness
unfaked
unfallen
unfallible
unfalsifiable
unfaltering
unfalteringly
unfamed
unfamiliar
unfamiliarly
unfamous
unfancied
unfancy
unfanned
unfashionable
unfashionably
unfashioned
unfasten
unfastidious

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNFAMILIARITY

angularity
authority
capillarity
cellularity
circularity
complementarity
dissimilarity
granularity
insularity
interdisciplinarity
irregularity
modularity
molarity
muscularity
osmolarity
particularity
planarity
rarity
registered charity
similarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of unfamiliarity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unfamiliarity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNFAMILIARITY

Find out the translation of unfamiliarity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unfamiliarity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unfamiliarity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不熟悉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desconocimiento
570 millions of speakers

English

unfamiliarity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अपरिचय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عدم الإلمام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

незнание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desconhecimento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনভ্যাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

méconnaissance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketidakpastian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fremdheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

精通していないこと
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

익숙하지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora pati ngerti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không quen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரிச்சயமில்லாத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपरिचितता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

unfamiliarity
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

unfamiliarity
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieznajomość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

незнання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lipsa de familiarizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έλλειψη εξοικείωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vreemdheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ovana
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fremmedhet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unfamiliarity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNFAMILIARITY»

The term «unfamiliarity» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.356 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNFAMILIARITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «unfamiliarity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «unfamiliarity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unfamiliarity

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNFAMILIARITY»

Discover the use of unfamiliarity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unfamiliarity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Behavioural and Social Rehabilitation and Training
Learners who are disabled are frequently placed in situations where unfamiliarity occurs, and often show inhibition and distortion of behaviour. The problem is more complex than this because most persons with developmental handicaps have ...
Roy I. Brown, E. Anne Hughson, 1993
2
The Emotions
When is unfamiliarity upsetting, and when is it interesting? As described, Berlyne assumes magnitude of unfamiliarity, of mismatch, to determine whether unfamiliarity is pleasant or unpleasant. Magnitude of mismatch is not easy to formalize, ...
Nico H. Frijda, 1986
3
The Rational Emotive Behavioural Approach to Therapeutic Change
The object of this set of beliefs is change itself; sometimes it is the discomfort that your client experiences when he begins to change and at other times it is the sense of unfamiliarity that change brings. When your client begins to change, ...
Windy Dryden, Michael Neenan, 2004
4
The Deja Vu Experience
We had vaguely recognized some change but, without being able to characterize the nature of the change more closely, we were left with the puzzlement of unaccountable unfamiliarity. (p. 41) Findler (1998), Morgan (1936), and Hunter ( 1957) ...
Alan S. Brown, 2004
5
Be Your Own CBT Therapist: Teach Yourself
When you begin tochange, you will experience asense of unfamiliarity.AsI often say: 'If it ain't strange,it ain't change.' If you believe that youcan'tbearthis unfamiliarity then you will engineer things so that you will return to the uncomfortable but ...
Windy Dryden, 2011
6
Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing
Typically, when a speaker says a sentence and does not mean it, there is an accompanying feeling of unfamiliarity (or, ... in which no one man has said 'that', the saying of the sentence will typically be accompanied by a feeling of unfamiliarity.
William Irwin, 2013
7
Attentional Biases for Threat and Unfamiliarity in ...
Two studies assessed information processing biases related to threat and novelty in school age children who differed in behaviourally inhibited temperament (BI).
Marlena M. Szpunar, 2006
8
Methods for Risk Assessment of Transgenic Plants: III, ...
III, Ecological Risks and Prospects of Transgenic Plants, where Do We Go from Here? : a Dialogue Between Biotech Industry and Science Klaus Ammann. a set of interesting questions about the unfamiliarity of virus resistance, herbicide ...
Klaus Ammann, 1999
9
The Invasion of Books in Peripheral Literary Fields: ...
This opposition, found within the category of theatrical genres and expression, between a dislike of certain genres on the one hand and unfamiliarity with or approval of them on the other is partly translated into the different ways Flemish ...
Petra Broomans, Ester Jiresch, 2011
10
System Zoo 3 Simulation Models: Economy, Society, Development
accustoming = unfamiliarity *tolerance /LEARNING TIME [1/Month] unfamiliarity = INTEG (unfamiliar experience -accustoming, 0.1) [1] social problems = STEP ( PROBLEM STRENGTH, PROBLEM BEGINNING) [1] hate increase = unfamiliarity  ...
Hartmut Bossel, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNFAMILIARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unfamiliarity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Gallup: Security Concerns, Unfamiliarity Hinder Mobile Wallets
Only 2 percent of Americans use mobile wallets such as Apple Pay and Google, according to a recent report from Gallup. While smartphone use is widespread, ... «ABA Banking Journal, Jul 15»
2
How unfamiliarity breeds contempt on migration and integration
Most Maltese have a good idea of the number of foreigners living in Malta and only a minority tends to believe in exaggerated numbers. «MaltaToday, Jun 15»
3
Why dogs attack babies: Unfamiliarity, smell, sound and gaze can …
It is rare for dogs to attack infants, but as Monday's attack by a family's pet dog on a newborn baby has shown, even a child who is not interacting with a dog can ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 15»
4
Baseball: Delran hoping unfamiliarity brings success in BCSL …
DELRAN -- Delran head coach Rich Bender is home unfamiliarity brings success Friday. Bender said he will start Joe Grilli, a little-known left-hander, against ... «NJ.com, May 15»
5
Asia, Africa need to address unfamiliarity to get closer
Unfamiliarity with each other still plagues the relationship between Asia and Africa and this issue must be addressed to enable tighter economic ties, officials ... «Jakarta Post, Apr 15»
6
Can unfamiliarity with a gear-shift lever cause a tragedy?
There's been speculation that such confusion might have played a role when a Metro-North commuter train crashed into an SUV at a crossing in Valhalla, New ... «ConsumerReports.org, Feb 15»
7
Chase: Don't let unfamiliarity hinder your activism
The other day I met with a friend to have a discussion about a political issue. We only talked for a short while but in that time he told me about a cause he was ... «Daily Northwestern, Feb 15»
8
Pilot Unfamiliarity Caused Fatal 2013 'Megan McB' Sinking on …
The NTSB has determined that the probable cause of the capsizing was the replacement pilot's unfamiliarity with the vessel's electronic engine control throttles, ... «GCaptain, Sep 14»
9
Frank Lampard reveals Luke Shaw's unfamiliarity with who Tony …
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw may be the world's most expensive teenager, following his £28m move from Southampton, but he does not know who ... «The Independent, Sep 14»
10
Cougars, North Fulton squaring off with unfamiliarity
Cougars, North Fulton squaring off with unfamiliarity. Mid-County and North Fulton's head football coaches don't know much about each other's teams. «Galva News, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unfamiliarity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unfamiliarity>. Aug 2020 ».
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