Definition of nearness:
parsimoniousness, contiguity, familiarity, approach, intimacy, secretiveness, niggardliness, imminence, minginess, niggardness, distance, propinquity, tightfistedness, similarity, loom, likeness, coming, tightness, friendship, menace, resemblance, affection, stuffiness, admiration, meanness, threat, parsimony, approximation, convergence, remoteness.
- "A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees", Edwin Asa Dix.
- "The Northern Iron 1907", George A. Birmingham.
Everything seemed very still, so that although we were several miles from the railway line, when presently a train sped on its way one might have supposed, from the apparent nearness of the sound, that the track was no farther off than the grounds of Cray's Folly.- "Bat Wing", Sax Rohmer.