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Delicacy (IPA: /ˈdɛɫəkəsi/, /ˈdɛɫɪkəsi/)


Delicacy (a.)

The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness; as, delicacy of flavor, of odor, and the like.

Delicacy (a.)

Nicety or fineness of form, texture, or constitution; softness; elegance; smoothness; tenderness; and hence, frailty or weakness; as, the delicacy of a fiber or a thread; delicacy of a hand or of the human form; delicacy of the skin; delicacy of frame.

Delicacy (a.)

Nice propriety of manners or conduct; susceptibility or tenderness of feeling; refinement; fastidiousness; and hence, in an exaggerated sense, effeminacy; as, great delicacy of behavior; delicacy in doing a kindness; delicacy of character that unfits for earnest action.

Delicacy (a.)

Addiction to pleasure; luxury; daintiness; indulgence; luxurious or voluptuous treatment.

Delicacy (a.)

Nice and refined perception and discrimination; critical niceness; fastidious accuracy.

Delicacy (a.)

The state of being affected by slight causes; sensitiveness; as, the delicacy of a chemist's balance.

Delicacy (a.)

That which is alluring, delicate, or refined; a luxury or pleasure; something pleasant to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; a dainty; as, delicacies of the table.

Delicacy (a.)

Pleasure; gratification; delight.

Delicacy

Food item that is considered highly desirable in certain cultures

Delicacy

2011 film by David Foenkinos

Delicacy Synonyms

Airiness

Delicacy Synonyms

Fineness, Daintiness

Delicacy Synonyms

Kickshaw, Goody, Treat, Dainty

Delicacy Synonyms

Finesse, Diplomacy, Discreetness

Delicacy Synonyms

Discretion

Delicacy Synonyms

Fragility

Delicacy Synonyms

Slightness

Delicacy Rhymes




Delicacy

Spanish Translation

Delicacy in Spanish is Delicadeza

Tagalog Translation

Delicacy in Tagalog is Selang

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Die Liebe vermindert die weibliche Feinheit und verstärkt die männliche. Love lessens woman's delicacy and increases man's." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If my opinion is of any worth, the fieldfare is the greatest delicacy among birds, the hare among quadrupeds." - Eating


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