What does intimacy mean?

Definitions for intimacyˈɪn tə mə si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word intimacy.

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.

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amy Bloom:

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

  2. Paul Hokemeyer:

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

  3. Pidgeon Pagonis:

    These elements of intimacy are what I needed at the time, tickling is my hurrah !

  4. Kathleen Norris:

    Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state.

  5. Edgar Quinet:

    It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.

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