Intimacy definition

ĭntə-mə-sē
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The condition of being intimate.
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The state or fact of being intimate; intimate association; familiarity.
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Intimacy is defined as mental, emotional or physical closeness such as a personal remark, a warm and familiar setting, or detailed knowledge about a subject.

The close relationship you have with your spouse when you can share everything is an example of intimacy.

Sexual relations are an example of intimacy.

A remark to your friend about the very personal nature of her life or marriage is an example of an intimacy.

A warm, cozy restaurant with quiet tables where you sit close to your dinner guests is an example of a restaurant that offers intimacy.

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An instance of being intimate.
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Sexual intercourse.
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Feeling or atmosphere of closeness and openness towards someone else, not necessarily involving sexuality.
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An intimate act.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
intimacy
Plural:
intimacies