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noun as in closeness between people

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It’s a small enough group that a lot of intimacy can go on during the performance, and a large enough group that you can make a lot of sound and do a lot of different things.

The intimacy of voice makes audio social media that much more appealing in the age of social distancing and isolation.

So, as I was writing, rather than keeping a specific person or prototype in my mind, I tried to imagine if I could gather a group of Americans in my living room, and I wanted to replicate that sensation of intimacy and closeness in my poem.

This move by PepsiCo will not only reduce costs but will also enable PepsiCo to develop more significant customer intimacy and hold more customer data.

The pictures were not pornographic, but we were embracing in them in a way that implied intimacy and would be uncomfortable trying to explain to my husband.

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Miller realized he had a partner, another life, and, despite the intimacy she thought they had built, he was just another client.

It brings out the distance and doubt that festered within the proximate intimacy of the Marston family.

One of the suits against Kelley charged her with defamation for calling Miller an “intimacy stalker” in her LiveJournal page.

It is an advertising campaign, selling Dior and selling her, bathed in the false glow of intimacy.

But the Beyoncé stage pictures are a ruse: they have an air of intimacy while telling us nothing of substance at all.

There seemed the flavour of some strange authority in her that baffled all approach to the former intimacy.

The two enjoyed a mutual understanding from which he was excluded, a private intimacy that was spiritual, mental,— physical.

The remaining four tribes appear already to be united in firm friendship and intimacy with them.

This intimacy arose partly from association while fishing for Cod, which abound in these waters, and partly from trading in furs.

If your intimacy will allow it, speak of the fault upon another occasion, kindly and privately, or let it pass.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intimacy, such as: affection, confidence, confidentiality, familiarity, friendship, and understanding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.