Example sentences for: intimacies

How can you use “intimacies” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One often had this sense when talking to John, this sense of reserve, of intimacies withheld.

  • MoMA's coy refusal to identify the subjects of the portraits (wall panels give title, date, and medium) suggests that their identities don't matter, even while first-name titles imply that they do--that intimacies are being explored and revealed.

  • This culture-nature split corresponds, in Walcott's personal mythology, with a split in himself: his European education and Caribbean childhood; his two homes, in Boston and St. Lucia; the two races, white and black, of his ancestry; and "the two languages I know--one so rich/ in its imperial intimacies, its echo of privilege,/ the other like the orange words of a hillside in drought--/ but my love of both wide as the Atlantic is large."

  • Winchester would like us to believe that this surprising piece of surgery is connected to those lissome beauties of Sir Lanka or to intimacies with Eliza Merritt, George's widow.

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