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Noun: intimacy  in-tu-mu-see
  1. Close or warm friendship
    "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy";
    - familiarity, closeness
  2. A usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    - affair, affaire, liaison, involvement, amour
  3. A feeling of being intimate and belonging together
    "their intimacy grew as the night wore on";
    - closeness

Derived forms: intimacies

Type of: belonging, friendliness, sexual relationship

Encyclopedia: Intimacy