Synonyms of delicacy


1. daintiness, delicacy, fineness, elegance

usage: the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her features"

2. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals

usage: something considered choice to eat

3. delicacy, discretion, taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness

usage: refined taste; tact

4. delicacy, slightness, smallness, littleness

usage: smallness of stature

5. fragility, delicacy, weakness

usage: lack of physical strength

6. delicacy, diplomacy, discreetness, finesse, tact, tactfulness

usage: subtly skillful handling of a situation

7. airiness, delicacy, liveliness, life, spirit, sprightliness

usage: lightness in movement or manner

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Definition and meaning of delicacy (Dictionary)