Synonyms for Affinity:

n.

experience, fondness, agreement, sensitivity, sympathy, consciousness, awareness, knowledge, lore, Familiarity, expertise, information, liking. correspondence, parallelism, alikeness, uniformity, uniformness, compassion, commiseration, same, understanding, condolences, humanity, pity, sentiment. common denominator, convergence, equilibrium, parallel, overlap. affection (noun)
tie.
affinity (noun)
kinship, kinship by marriage, chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation.
attraction (noun)
attractiveness, traction, appeal, draw, gravitation, allurement, enticement, temptation, fascination, magnetism, allure, attraction, pull, charm, lure.
attractive force (noun)
instability, appetency, susceptibility.
companionship (noun)
friendship.
compatibility (noun)
like-mindedness.
concurrence (noun)
agreement.
connection (noun)
bond, connection, attachment, link, association, relationship, correlation, junction.
friendship (noun)
closeness, companionability, sociability, friendliness, like-mindedness, neighborliness, empathy, amicability, chumminess, warmheartedness, affection, amiability, friendship, congeniality.
liking or inclination toward something (noun)
attraction, leaning, sympathy, closeness, fondness, affection.
relation (noun)
interconnection.
similarity (noun)
association, alliance, kinship, alikeness, relationship, connection, correspondence.
tendency (noun)
bent, predilection, polarity, proclivity, penchant, bias, leaning, course, grain, trend, tenor, disposition, propensity, inclination, proneness, temperament, aptness, direction, predisposition, tendency.
uniformness (noun)
uniformness.

Other synonyms:

commiseration, convergence, pity, common denominator, humanity, compassion, alikeness, uniformness, alliance. parallelism, sentiment, agreement, uniformity. parallel, equilibrium, sympathy. correspondence, understanding. overlap.

Usage examples for affinity

  1. The writer of the Morning Post article remarked with much force and good sense that " Apart from social environment, there is a certain affinity between pipes and clothes. – The Social History of Smoking by G. L. Apperson
  2. " It was from pure affinity from gratitude and affection, that I followed the husband of my heart, although he was a prince," she said. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  3. The soul has naturally a strong affinity for truth. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio