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1. Nearness; proximity
This word is often used in Social Psychology to describe relations between people. In Social Psychology, it is also one of the main rules of attraction, as the closer one is to another, the more likely they are to be attracted to them.
Propinquity conveys a stronger sense of closeness than proximity. Despite this, the words are often used interchangeably.
Second Definition: family, closeness, relationship, connection, affinity
Second Definition: incompatibility, dislike, animosity, resentment
Choose the sentence in which the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly.
Sometimes, Olivia Pope uses her propinquity to President Fitz in order to get what she wants in the White House.
The propinquity exhibited by the rude cashier at Walmart led to my dislike of the entire store.
When choosing a house, many's main concern is the propinquity to work.