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closeness (n.)

mid-15c., "confined condition," from close (adj.) + -ness. Meaning "stuffiness" (of air) is from 1590s; meaning "nearness" is from 1716.

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Definitions of closeness from WordNet

closeness (n.)
a feeling of being intimate and belonging together;
their closeness grew as the night wore on
Synonyms: intimacy
closeness (n.)
the quality of being close and poorly ventilated;
Synonyms: stuffiness
closeness (n.)
the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance;
the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action
Synonyms: nearness
closeness (n.)
extreme stinginess;
Synonyms: meanness / minginess / niggardliness / niggardness / parsimony / parsimoniousness / tightness / tightfistedness
closeness (n.)
characterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes);
Synonyms: secretiveness
closeness (n.)
close or warm friendship;
Synonyms: familiarity / intimacy
From wordnet.princeton.edu