Definition of propinquity:
law of proximity, similarity, proximity, approximation, neighborhood, interval, disjunction, closeness, approach, vicinity, handiness, contiguity, likeness, adjacency, immediacy, dissociation, concurrence, distance, resemblance, nearness.
Mr. Gray, unmindful of Sid's propinquity, still bent over the books on his counter, and scratched away with his pen; Sidney, with his glasses on- the old Sidney of Suffolk Street days- stood very erect and still, smiling to himself at the surprise he should create.- "Mattie:--A Stray (Vol 3 of 3)", Frederick William Robinson.
- "Joan of Arc of the North Woods", Holman Day.
But I have many other ideas for plays, and I'm convinced that you will sympathize with my anxiety to be able to work undisturbed and, if I may say so, in close propinquity to another playwright who is already famous.- "Poor Relations", Compton Mackenzie.