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Definition Essay Friendship

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B5Z3 Eng 102
Definition Paper
March 1, 2002

Friendship, defined from Webster’s Dictionary as, the state of being friends, or a friendly
feeling. Friends, on the other hand, are defined as people whom one knows well and is fond of.
The second definition states a friend as an ally, supporter, or sympathizer. My personal definition
of what friendship is, is a feeling or emotion expressed in such a way that another feels wanted
and important, a relationship between a person or persons where everyone has some companion
to talk to when their in need of one. I would define friends as people whom you can have several
types of relations with and feel several emotions for that person. Someone that one might go to in
time of need. However, friendships differ between people. For example, the friendship that
someone may have between them and their parents would be different than the friendship they
might have with someone their age. There are many different friendships that people have.
Friendships can exist between best friends, friends, lovers, children, parents, siblings, and many
more. All of these differ in some way.
Everyone has a best friend. Whether it be with a person or an animal. Sometimes people
who are lonely find that they have a companionship with their dog or cat. But, mostly when
teenagers are the ones being discussed then they usually have more than one person they can go
and talk to. To me a best friend is thought of as a person you tell everything to. They know your
deepest darkest secrets, and you know theirs as well. Depending on how long you all have been
friends, if it has been a long time then you also probably know everything about them, and the
way they think, etc. If you are just friends with someone they may not know exactly everything
about you and that person may not be the first person you might run to in order to just talk to
someone, but you could go to them if you had ...

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