Definition Of propinquous

noun

close kinship.

the state of being close to someone or something; proximity.

he kept his distance as though afraid propinquity might lead him into temptation

Example Of propinquous

  • Due to historical ties and geographic propinquity , until the middle of the 14th century, Galician and Portuguese were in fact the same language, known as ‘Galaico Portugues’.

  • Frequency of successful exchange between taxa will depend on propinquity , metabolic compatibility, adaptations to their abiotic environment, gene expression systems, and gene transfer mechanisms.

  • He found himself disgusted with their close propinquity .

  • he kept his distance as though afraid propinquity might lead him into temptation

  • Physical propinquity, propinquity in time and space, with relationship to disasters having a physical cause but resulting in nervous shock, to use that expression, may well - well, I would assume, does give rise to a relationship.


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