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Familiarity

Too much familiarity breeds contempt.

Latin: Nimia familiaritas contemptum parit. French: La familiaritéengendre le méris. Italian: La famigliaritàfàdispregiamento.

“E tribus optimis rebus tres pessimæ oriuntur: e veritate odium; e familiaritate contemptus; e felicitate invidia.” —Plutarch (translated).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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