Kinship (noun)

  1. The state or fact of being related to someone as a member of a particular family or group.
  2. A feeling of being connected or related to others, especially because of shared interests, values, or experiences.


Late middle english: from old norse kynskapr, from kyn "kin" + -skapr "-ship".


  1. There was a strong sense of kinship between the members of the community.
  2. The ties of kinship and shared experiences brought the group closer together.
  3. Her grandparents instilled in her a deep appreciation for the bonds of kinship.
  4. The soldiers developed a sense of kinship as they served together in combat.
  5. She felt a sense of kinship with her fellow travelers, all of whom were far from home.
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