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intimacy

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noun in·ti·ma·cy \ˈin-tə-mə-sē\

Definition of intimacy

plural in·ti·ma·cies

  1. 1 :  the state of being intimate :  familiarity

  2. 2 :  something of a personal or private nature



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.



1641

First Known Use of intimacy

1641


INTIMACY Defined for Kids

intimacy

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noun in·ti·ma·cy \ˈin-tə-mə-sē\

Definition of intimacy

plural in·ti·ma·cies

  1. 1 :  a state marked by emotional closeness <the intimacy of old friends>

  2. 2 :  a quality suggesting closeness or warmth <the cafe's intimacy>

  3. 3 :  something that is very personal or private <They shared little intimacies in their letters.>





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