The propinquity of Ellie and Elisa's smile proves that they are related.
- An example of propinquity is the nearness of a slaughterhouse to a hotel, making it difficult to rent rooms.
- An example of propinquity is the shared mannerisms of two sisters.
The definition of propinquity is nearness in place or time, or similarity of nature.
- nearness in time or place
- nearness of relationship; kinship
Origin of propinquityMiddle English propinquite from Middle French from Classical Latin propinquitas from propinquus, near from prope, near
- Proximity; nearness.
- Similarity in nature.
Origin of propinquityMiddle English propinquite from Old French from Latin propinquitās from propinquus near ; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
From Old French propinquitÃ© or Latin propinquitas, from propinquus "˜neighbouring' (from prope "˜near').