Synonyms for intimacy

Grammar : Noun
Spell : in-tuh-muh-see
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɪn tə mə si

Top 10 synonyms for intimacy Other synonyms for the word intimacy

Définition of intimacy

Origin :
  • 1640s, from intimate + -cy. As a euphemism for "sexual intercourse," from 1670s.
  • noun closeness between people
Example sentences :
  • Between parent and child, the intimacy had been unusually close.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Oh, I forgot,—I observe that you have renewed your intimacy with Legard.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Are you willing to give up all intimacy with Hamish Channing?
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • The intimacy of occult things isolates also these wise little birds.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • In the contemplation of beauty she knew the need of love, knew it with an intimacy that was cruel.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • When darkness comes to intimacy it seems to make that intimacy more perfect.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • He was so acute that he must be aware of the drooping of their intimacy.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • I had never had any intimacy with them, though we were not on bad terms.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete » by Duc de Saint-Simon
  • By degrees a link of some intimacy had been formed between Constance and Morange.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • In their intimacy, they found nothing to say, and both were afraid that they appeared too cold.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola

Antonyms for intimacy

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