Intimacy in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Intimacy

(uncountable, countable) Feeling or atmosphere of closeness and openness towards someone else, not necessarily involving sexuality. | (countable) Intimate relationship. | (countable, especially plural) Intimate detail, (item of) intimate information.

Short Example Sentences for Intimacy

  • 1. A sort of intimacy had sprung up. 🔊
  • 2. I thought of the three degrees of intimacy with a shudder. 🔊
  • 3. Unless a very special intimacy . . . 🔊
  • 4. Was I seeking some intimacy with beauty? 🔊
  • 5. The intimacy with Iemon could go no further. 🔊
  • 6. We had a vague sense that we wanted more of that quality of intimacy and more. 🔊
  • 7. This was the beginning of an intimacy which soon displaced all ceremony. 🔊
  • 8. He had boasted to her of his intimacy with a common dancing-girl. 🔊
  • 9. The intimacy of this sort of attendance helped the growth of my authority. 🔊

How to use Intimacy in Sentences?

  • 1. There is a certain degree of intimacy involved in your having charge of my child. 🔊
  • 2. It is always evident that the most delightful intimacy exists between himself and his wife. 🔊
  • 3. She was what she was now, in this intimacy with his family, and nothing of what she had been. 🔊
  • 4. He was very polite to me, and seemed to be strongly inclined to cultivate an intimacy with me. 🔊
  • 5. A few days brought them into such intimacy with the crew that they spoke with freedom, even on the subject of piracy. 🔊
  • 6. Courtlandt and Nora had met somewhere before the beginning of her own intimacy with the singer. 🔊
  • 7. The storm made this intimacy seem almost natural; it made it advantageous, too. 🔊
  • 8. There was an intimacy in thus sitting together at the meal Rhoda had prepared, that both felt. 🔊
  • 9. The intimacy of the hour and the scene emphasized the more the punctilious aloofness of this enforced companionship. 🔊
  • 10. And here, in undisturbed seclusion, they had continued that intimacy which had begun on the night of the norther. 🔊
  • 11. If her unexpected fortune could not give her the delicious joy of absolute companionship and intimacy with her child it was useless indeed! 🔊
  • 12. Write to him frankly, as to one who already is known to your son, and has lived on terms of intimacy with him. 🔊
  • 13. But there was no mistaking his hostility, nor the awkward fact that here was another obstacle to desired intimacy with this agreeable family. 🔊
  • 14. They met constantly in the intimacy of rehearsals, and as these proceeded personal sentiments were occasionally introduced into the lines. 🔊
  • 15. His intercourse with the meddlesome journalist was that merely outward intimacy without sympathy some young men get drawn into easily. 🔊
  • 16. It was curious how we two had picked up our ancient intimacy again and resumed the easy give and take of our speculative dreaming schoolboy days. 🔊
  • 17. We may not meet often; perhaps not at all; perhaps under circumstances where to renew intimacy might be difficult. 🔊
  • 18. George was sometimes astonished by an ultra-conventional note, of which certainly he had heard nothing in their first days of intimacy at Malford. 🔊
  • 19. I thought he had something to say to me; but he evidently did not like my close intimacy with Mr. Solomons. 🔊
  • 20. The point would have been passed and that intimacy which he always just seemed to miss with them would have been his if it had not always been for this stiff unsympathetic governess. 🔊
  • 21. His second objection was a personal dislike to the Honorable Richard, and an indisposition to encourage his intimacy with the family. 🔊
  • 22. On every side were seen people who had scarcely ever uttered her name, and who now boasted of their intimacy with her and of her friendship for them. 🔊
  • 23. She reminded him that all question of their being anything to each other was over many years past, and that certainly the circumstances of his reappearance did not incline her to renew any kind of intimacy with him. 🔊
  • 24. Always the arrangement is such that the sound waves will vary the intimacy of contact between the electrodes and, therefore, the resistance of the path through the electrodes. 🔊
  • 25. There was so long and frank an intimacy between us that we talked far more like brother and sister or husband and wife than two people engaged in the war of the sexes. 🔊
  • 26. Joan came to realize in this new intimacy with her father that his futility was owing in large part to circumstances over which he had no control: notably the times in which he lived. 🔊