Synonyms of subtlety


1. nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement, meaning, significance, signification, import

usage: a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"

2. subtlety, niceness, difficulty, difficultness

usage: the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze; "you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew"

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Definition and meaning of subtlety (Dictionary)