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intimacy

noun in·ti·ma·cy \ˈin-tə-mə-sē\
plural in·ti·ma·cies

Definition of INTIMACY

1
:  the state of being intimate :  familiarity
2
:  something of a personal or private nature
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Examples of INTIMACY

  1. the intimacy of old friends
  2. the intimacy of their relationship
  3. He felt he achieved a certain intimacy with her.
  4. The band liked the intimacy of the nightclub.

First Known Use of INTIMACY

1641
INTIMACY Defined for Kids

intimacy

noun in·ti·ma·cy \ˈin-tə-mə-sē\
plural in·ti·ma·cies

Definition of INTIMACY for Kids

1
:  a state marked by emotional closeness <the intimacy of old friends>
2
:  a quality suggesting closeness or warmth <the cafe's intimacy>
3
:  something that is very personal or private <They shared little intimacies in their letters.>

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