What does Intimacy mean?

Definitions for Intimacy
ˈɪn tə mə siIn·ti·ma·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. familiarity, intimacy, closeness(noun)

    close or warm friendship

    "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"

  2. affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amour(noun)

    a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

  3. closeness, intimacy(noun)

    a feeling of being intimate and belonging together

    "their closeness grew as the night wore on"


  1. intimacy(Noun)

    feeling or atmosphere of closeness and openness towards someone else, not necessarily involving sexuality

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intimacy(noun)

    the state of being intimate; close familiarity or association; nearness in friendship

Editors Contribution

  1. intimacy

    The state of allowing the sharing of ones personal self in any manner; physical, sexual, emotional, behavioral, beliefs etc.

    As she related her story she felt a sense of intimacy with the group.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 30, 2014  

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How to pronounce Intimacy?

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How to say Intimacy in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Intimacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Intimacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Intimacy in a Sentence

  1. Amy Bloom:

    Intimacy is being seen and known as the person you truly are.

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Sex is about connection and intimacy, but also it's about having fun.

  3. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Apologizing is a concrete action that deepens trust, respect and intimacy

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Love, passion, and intimacy will not remain in the absence of friendship.

  5. Las Vegas-based stripper:

    I think Las Vegas-based's very hard for people to combine intimacy and money.

Images & Illustrations of Intimacy

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