People live in the world as a community, in a group, having families, friends, job, responsibilities, personality, feeling, needs, motives, dreams, and so on. A feeling of good friendship among the people in a group, will make a mutual trust and friendship among the people who spend a lot of time together.
The definition of camaraderie is the loyalty and warm, friendly feelings that friends have for each other (2010, Webster's New World College Dictionary)
Goodwill and lighthearted rapport between or among friends getting together to talk and doing something. (2013, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition).
Borrowing from French, camarade “comrade”, from Spanish camarada, from cámara (“bedroom”), from Latin camara, camera (“a chamber”). Literally “one with whom one shares one's bedroom”. Camaraderie is a spirit of good friendship and loyalty among members of a group.
Definitions of camaraderie are having similarity quality of affording familiarity and sociability. Synonyms of camaraderie itself are chumminess, comradeliness, comradery, comradeship. Camaraderie, synonim with friendship, comradeship, fellowship, companionship, fraternity, conviviality, mutual support, team spirit, esprit de corps, informal bromance.
Camaraderie is not only a feeling. Camaraderie is a spirit that drive us to the mutual relationship to produce good performance together. As a type of relationship in the sociality, camaraderie means the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows. Camaraderie means also close friendship in a group of friends or teammates. A spirit of familiarity and closeness.
A high level of camaraderie among the athletes on and off the field not only makes it fun to play sports, but is likely to make our team win. We might not like our job, but still enjoy the camaraderie of the people we work with. And these reason will change us to love our job, our friends, our team
1. "I wanted to get out of my box and talk with some of the younger guys, build greater camaraderie with the team" (Los Angeles Times, Sept 2nd, 2015)
2. “Everyone feels that camaraderie,” Kessler said. “Everyone feels together as a team” (Washington Times, Sept 1st, 2015)
3. Such events offer a welcome contrast to life in crowded Asian megacities, observers say, and runners love the camaraderie that develops along the trail (New York Times, August, 31st , 2015)
4. “I love this game,” he said. “We get closer, make fun of each other and there’s a lot of camaraderie” (Washington Times, August, 31st, 2015)
So, find the camaraderie, find the same spirit and goal in our mind, and we can stand together till the end of life…..
Webster's New World College Dictionary, 2010. Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, 2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.