noun see intimate II

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  • intimateness — See intimately. * * * …   Universalium

  • intimateness — n. state of being intimate; closeness; privateness, secretness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intimateness — in·ti·mate·ness …   English syllables

  • intimateness — mə̇tnə̇s noun ( es) : intimacy …   Useful english dictionary

  • intimate — I. transitive verb ( mated; mating) Etymology: Late Latin intimatus, past participle of intimare to put in, announce, from Latin intimus innermost, superlative of Old Latin *interus inward more at interior Date: 1522 1. to make known especially… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • intimate — intimate1 intimately, adv. intimateness, n. /in teuh mit/, adj. 1. associated in close personal relations: an intimate friend. 2. characterized by or involving warm friendship or a personally close or familiar association or feeling: an intimate… …   Universalium

  • privacy — n 1. privateness, intimacy, intimateness, seclusion, solitude, retreat, retirement; isolation, aloneness, loneness, solitariness, loneliness, remoteness, ob scureness, obscurity; aloofness, apartness, separateness, separation; withdrawal,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • intimate — I. /ˈɪntəmət / (say intuhmuht) adjective 1. associated in close personal relations: an intimate friend. 2. characterised by or involving personally close or familiar association: an intimate gathering. 3. private; closely personal: one s intimate …   Australian English dictionary

  • intimate — [in′tə mət; ] for v. [, in′təmāt΄] adj. [altered (infl. by the v.) < earlier intime < Fr < L intimus, superl. of intus, within: see INTESTINE] 1. pertaining to the inmost character of a thing; fundamental [the intimate structure of the… …   English World dictionary

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