intimacy has definitions from the field of sexuality
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[ noun ] close or warm friendship

Examples

"the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"

Used in print

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

Only paved alleyways tunneled through the walls of those fortresses into the mysterious core of intimacy behind the houses where backyards owned no fences , where one man 's property blended with the next to form courtyards in which no one knew privacy .

Related terms

friendliness camaraderie

2
[ noun ] (sexuality) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

Related terms

sexual_relationship

3
[ noun ] a feeling of being intimate and belonging together

Synonyms

closeness

Examples

"their closeness grew as the night wore on"

Related terms

belonging togetherness

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