What does the word Familiarity mean?

Usage examples for Familiarity

  1. For a while he kept at a distance, observing her, however, as she took her way, with an air of familiarity with her surroundings, to a place on deck sheltered alike from observation and from the strong breeze which was already beginning. – A Beautiful Alien by Julia Magruder
  2. As a result of this, students when speaking English will introduce some of these expressions into their talk, thinking that by so doing they show their familiarity with the language. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin
  3. Upon even a slight familiarity with his books we recognize in him a brother- soul who has suffered, felt, thought, pretty nearly like us. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand