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NOUN (3)

1. close or warm friendship;
- Example: "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
[syn: familiarity, intimacy, closeness]

2. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship;
[syn: affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amour]

3. a feeling of being intimate and belonging together;
- Example: "their closeness grew as the night wore on"
[syn: closeness, intimacy]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intimacy \In"ti*ma*cy\, n.; pl. Intimacies. [From Intimate.] The state of being intimate; close familiarity or association; nearness in friendship. Syn: Acquaintance; familiarity; fellowship; friendship. See Acquaintance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

intimacy n 1: close or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy" [syn: familiarity, intimacy, closeness] 2: a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship [syn: affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amour] 3: a feeling of being intimate and belonging together; "their closeness grew as the night wore on" [syn: closeness, intimacy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

134 Moby Thesaurus words for "intimacy": accord, acquaintance, act of love, addition, adjunct, adultery, affability, affairs, affiliation, affinity, alliance, amiability, aphrodisia, approximation, ass, assemblage, association, balling, bond, carnal knowledge, chumminess, civility, climax, closeness, clubbability, clubbishness, clubbism, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, combination, commerce, communicativeness, companionability, compatibility, congeniality, congress, connectedness, connection, contiguity, contrariety, copula, copulation, corpus, coupling, courtesy, data, datum, dealings, deduction, diddling, disjunction, experience, expertise, facts, factual base, familiarity, filiation, fondness for society, fornication, friendliness, geniality, gregariousness, homology, hospitality, information, inseparableness, intelligence, intercourse, intimate acquaintance, inwardness, junction, ken, know-how, knowing, knowledge, liaison, link, linkage, linking, lovemaking, making it with, marital relations, marriage act, mateyness, mating, meat, mutual attraction, nearness, onanism, orgasm, ovum, palliness, pareunia, practical knowledge, private knowledge, privity, procreation, propinquity, proximity, rapport, ratio cognoscendi, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, screwing, self-knowledge, sex, sex act, sexual climax, sexual commerce, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relations, sexual union, similarity, sleeping with, sociability, sociableness, social grace, sociality, special affinity, sperm, sympathy, technic, technics, technique, tie, tie-in, union, urbanity, venery
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

INTIMACY, n. A relation into which fools are providentially drawn for their mutual destruction. Two Seidlitz powders, one in blue And one in white, together drew And having each a pleasant sense Of t'other powder's excellence, Forsook their jackets for the snug Enjoyment of a common mug. So close their intimacy grew One paper would have held the two. To confidences straight they fell, Less anxious each to hear than tell; Then each remorsefully confessed To all the virtues he possessed, Acknowledging he had them in So high degree it was a sin. The more they said, the more they felt Their spirits with emotion melt, Till tears of sentiment expressed Their feelings. Then they effervesced! So Nature executes her feats Of wrath on friends and sympathetes The good old rule who don't apply, That you are you and I am I.