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Meaning of INTIMACY

Pronunciation:  'intumusee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  close or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
  2. [n]  a feeling of being intimate and belonging together; "their closeness grew as the night wore on"
  3. [n]  a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

INTIMACY is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: affair, affaire, amour, closeness, closeness, familiarity, involvement, liaison
 See Also: belonging, friendliness, sexual relationship, togetherness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"ti*ma*cy\, n.; pl. {Intimacies}. [From {Intimate}.]
The state of being intimate; close familiarity or
association; nearness in friendship.

Syn: Acquaintance; familiarity; fellowship; friendship. See

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