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intimacies, plural;
  1. Close familiarity or friendship; closeness
    • - the intimacy between a husband and wife
  2. A private cozy atmosphere
    • - the room had a peaceful sense of intimacy about it
  3. An intimate act, esp. sexual intercourse

  4. An intimate remark
    • - here she was sitting swapping intimacies with a stranger
  5. Closeness of observation or knowledge of a subject
    • - he acquired an intimacy with Swahili literature

  1. familiarity: close or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
  2. affair: a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
  3. closeness: a feeling of being intimate and belonging together; "their closeness grew as the night wore on"
  4. (intimate) marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity; "intimate friend"; "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington
  5. (intimate) confidant: someone to whom private matters are confided
  6. (intimate) give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"
  7. (intimate) cozy: having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere; "had a cozy chat"; "a relaxed informal manner"; "an intimate cocktail lounge"; "the small room was cozy and intimate"
  8. (intimate) suggest: imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
  9. (intimate) familiar: having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
  10. An intimate relationship is a particularly close interpersonal relationship. It can be defined by these characteristics: enduring behavioral interdependence, repeated interactions, emotional attachment, and need fulfillment.
  11. Intimacy is the third studio album by British indie rock band Bloc Party. It was recorded in two weeks at several locations in London and Kent during 2008 and was produced by Paul Epworth and Jacknife Lee. ...
  12. Intimacy is the name of an album released by Bruce Roberts in 1995. It featured musical and vocal contributions by many notable artists.
  13. Intimacy is a 2001 film directed by Patrice Chereau, starring Mark Rylance and Kerry Fox.
  14. Intimacy is the fourth studio album by American pop singer Jody Watley, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music).
  15. For others works entitled Intimacy, see Intimacy (disambiguation).
  16. feeling or atmosphere of closeness and openness towards someone else, not necessarily involving sexuality
  17. (intimate) A very close friend; Women's underwear, sleepwear, or lingerie, especially offered for sale in a store; To suggest or disclose discreetly; Closely acquainted; familiar; Of or involved in a sexual relationship; Personal, private
  18. comprises of words that portray and measure different facets of small group privacy. It includes words that refer to the psychological requisites in opening up to another person, as well as the emotional closeness that develops between people.
  19. when people share secrets about their personal lives.
  20. The ability to share oneself with another, characterized by self-disclosure and mutuality.
  21. Being physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spirituality present with another an energetic level. It can be distinctly felt.
  22. is the basis of friendship and one of the bases of love. It may take several forms. The main ones are emotional intimacy and physical intimacy.
  23. a relation into which fools are providentially drawn for their mutual destruction.
  24. Commitment to exclusive sexual intimacy is treated with dignity, considered honorable and undefiled (Heb 13:4). Mutual consent is required for any temporal abstinence from sexual relations (1 Cor 7:1-5). ...
  25. which encompasses the feelings of closeness, connectedness, and bondedness.