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.
Other fans avoided the big crowd and instead chose the intimacy of their neighborhood bar.
All the people of the world are able to access tenderness, sexiness, intimacy.
But in the 1970s, her pictures lost their sense of intimacy.
So then [our privacy] was really about protecting the intimacy and fragility of the relationship.
Their sensuality combines fiery passion with the soulful intensity of a water sign: Scorpio intimacy penetrates the mind, body, and spirit.
But that intimacy can create a false sense of security.
So Vista’s amphitheater setting gives the story a truth and intimacy that can’t be achieved indoors.
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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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