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intimacy

in·ti·ma·cy

intimacy

 
 
pronunciation:
In t m si
part of speech: noun
inflections: intimacies
definition 1: the condition of being close in friendship or otherwise intimate.
She was a reserved person who never developed much intimacy with anyone, but this time she needed someone to confide in.
synonyms:
closeness, familiarity, friendship
similar words:
affection, belonging, camaraderie, companionship, fondness, relationship, warmth
definition 2: a particular act of being intimate, such as an act of sexual closeness or the sharing of personal details of one's life.
similar words:
admission, confidence, disclosure, endearment, familiarity, lovemaking, relations, revelation, sex, tete-a-tete
definition 3: a close and detailed knowledge of something.
synonyms:
acquaintance, conversance, familiarity, knowledge
similar words:
comprehension, experience, grasp