Examples of intimacy in a Sentence
the intimacy of old friends
the intimacy of their relationship
He felt he achieved a certain intimacy with her.
The band liked the intimacy of the nightclub.
Recent Examples of intimacy from the Web
Such intimacy does not mean everyone always get along.
The most significant intimacies are between characters who don’t know one another.
The nine towers, arranged in a horseshoe shape, offered good sightlines and an appealing intimacy.
Working at the camp, as Mr. Giorgione did, affords one an up-close look at the First Family, an intimacy in which the commanding officer can sometimes develop friendships with presidents and observe them at their most human.
The variety and intimacy of being on tour is really appealing to me.
The minimalist staging seems to better capture its intimacy.
But what comes through most consistently is a possessive impulse, a desire to really know an artist whose fierce privacy has often seemed at odds with the impression of intimacy conveyed by her music.
The intimacy bred by podcasts—listened to in private, threaded into daily activities like washing dishes or working out—has, paradoxically, built multiple communities.
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First Known Use of intimacy
Synonymsbelonging, chumminess, closeness, inseparability, familiarity, nearness
Related Wordsimmediacy; affinity, kinship; commitment, devotedness, devotion; affection, attachment, fondness, love, passion; constancy, faithfulness, fidelity; amity, fellowship, friendship, goodwill; affability, conviviality, cordiality, geniality; mutuality; cliquishness, clubbiness
Near Antonymsaloofness, coldness, coolness, remoteness, reserve
INTIMACY Defined for Kids
Definition of intimacy for Students
- the intimacy of old friends
- the cafe's intimacy
- They shared little intimacies in their letters.
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