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Definition of intimacy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. intimacies)
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  1. 1[uncountable] the state of having a close personal relationship with someone The old intimacy between them had gone forever.
  2. 2[countable, usually plural] a thing that a person says or does to someone that they know very well
  3. 3[uncountable] (formal or law) sexual activity, especially an act of sexual intercourse
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: intimacy