Etymology
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kinship (n.)

by 1764, from kin + -ship. Relationship covers the same sense but is a hybrid.

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Definitions of kinship

kinship (n.)
a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character;
anthropology's kinship with the humanities
felt a deep kinship with the other students
Synonyms: affinity
kinship (n.)
(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption;
Synonyms: family relationship / relationship
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