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[dˈɛlɪkəsɪ], [dˈɛlɪkəsɪ], [d_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_k_ə_s_ɪ]

Synonyms for Delicacy:

brittleness (noun)

brittleness, crispness, fragility, frailty.

fastidiousness (noun)

accuracy, carefulness, conscientiousness, correctness, criticalness, daintiness, diligence, discrimination, exactingness, fastidiousness, flawlessness, fussiness, literalism, meticulousness, particularity, persnicketiness, preciseness, priggishness, properness, prudishness, rigorousness, severity.

littleness (noun)

brevity, compactness, conciseness, diminutiveness, fewness, littleness, lowness, meagerness, minuteness, narrowness, paltriness, puniness, scantiness, shortness, smallness, succinctness.

taste (noun)

charm, class, cultivation, elegance, grace, purism, refinement, taste.

Other synonyms and related words:

Accurateness, Concinnity, Creole, Frangibility, Inconsequentiality, Languishing, Languishment, Scrupulosity, absoluteness, absorbency, accommodatingness, acquired taste, acuity, acumen, acute, acuteness, adroitness, adynamy, affectivity, agreeableness, airiness, airy texture, allergy, altruism, ambrosia, amiability, amiable weakness, anaphylaxis, angelhood, aphrodisiac, appetizer, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciation of excellence, appreciativeness, artistic judgment, ascent, asthenia, astringency, astute, atrophy, attention to detail, attention to fact, attentiveness, attenuation, awkwardness, banquet, base, beauty, bit, bonne-bouche, bread, bread stuffs, breakability, breakableness, breeding, bubbliness, buoyancy, cachexia, cachexy, carbohydrate, care, care for truth, careful, cate, cates, cautious, caviar, cerealia, cereals, chanciness, changeableness, charity, chaspurity, chastity, chivalry, choice item, choice morsel, choiceness, chronic ill health, circumspection, circumstantiality, civility, civilized taste, civilizedness, cleverness, clockwork precision, closeness, coil, collapse, comestibles, comfit, complaisance, complexity, concern, confectionery, conformity to rule, connoisseurship, considerateness, consideration, consistency, consume, consumption, continence, convolution, corrode, cosseting, courtesy, courtliness, crackability, crackableness, creature comforts, critical niceness, criticality, crooked path, cross fire, crumbliness, crushability, crushableness, cultivated taste, culture, cunning, cunningness, cuteness, dainty, dairy, deadlock, debilitation, debility, decay, decency, declension of strength, decline, decorousness, decorum, decrepitude, delectable, delicacies, delicate, delicate condition, delicate distinction, delicate health, delicateness, delicatessen, delight, demur, deplete, dessert, destructibility, detail, deterioration, devour, dexterity, dexterousness, diaphaneity, diaphanousness, differentia, differential, difficulty, dignus vindice nodus, dilemma, dilutedness, dilution, dine, diplomacy, diplomatic negotiations, discerning, discernment, discreetness, discretion, discriminating, discriminating taste, discriminatingness, discriminativeness, disintegration, distinction, doubtfulness, down, downiness, dubiousness, dyspepsia, easiness, eat, eatables, edibles, efface, effeminacy, effervescence, elusive, embarrassment, empathy, enervation, enfeeblement, enjoy, entanglement, entertain, ethereality, etherealness, euphemism, euphuism, exacaccuracy, exact, exactitude, exactness, excellence, exhaustion, exiguity, exiguousness, exility, exquisite, exquisiteness, failure of strength, faintness, faithfulness, fastidious, faultlessness, feast, featheriness, feebleness, feed, feel, feeling, femininity, festal board, fidelity, filminess, fine, fine distinction, fine feeling, fine palate, fine point, fine-grainedness, fineness, finesse, finical, finicality, finicalness, finickiness, finickingness, finicky, finish, fissility, fleshpots, flimsiness, floatability, flossiness, fluff, fluffiness, foaminess, fondness, food, fracturableness, fragileness, frailness, frangibleness, free will, friability, frothiness, fussy, fuzz, fuzziness, gallantry, game, gauziness, generosity, gentility, gentleness, gnaw, gobble, good, good cheer, good flavor, good living, good taste, goody, gossameriness, gracefulness, gracility, graciosity, graciousness, gratification, gratify, graze, grub, grubstake, gust, gusto, hairline, hazardousness, healthlessness, heedfulness, helpfulness, hesitation, honesty, hors d'ouvres, hospitality, human frailty, hyperesthesia, hyperpathia, hypersensitivity, hypochondria, hypochondriasis, identification, ill health, illness, impressionability, inconsiderableness, indecisiveness, indigestion, indulge, indulgence, infirmity, infirmity of will, ingesta, ingestion, inherent vice, insecurity, insidious, insignificance, insolidity, instability, insubstantiality, insufficiency, intricacy, invalidation, invalidism, invalidity, involvement, irresolution, irritability, judgement, judiciousness, keenness, kickshaw, kid gloves, kindness, knot, laciness, lack of weight, languidness, languor, leanness, leniency, levelheadedness, levitation, levity, liberality, lightness, listlessness, literality, literalness, loss of health, loss of strength, lowliness, luxuriate, luxury, making distinctions, manna, marasmus, margin, mathematical precision, maze, meanness, meat, mellowness, meshes, methodical, meticulous, mindfulness, minutia, mistiness, moderateness, modesty, moral weakness, morbidezza, morbidity, morbidness, morsel, muliebrity, narrow margin, naturalness, neat, nectar, nervousness, net, nibble, nice, nice distinction, nice point, niceness, niceness of distinction, nicety, nonresistiveness, nonrigidity, nonviolence, nuance, obligingness, offer as tribute, organized, over-sensitivity, oversensibility, oversensitiveness, overtenderness, painstaking, palate, palsy, paperiness, paralysis, particle of difference, particularness, passibility, pastry, peach fuzz, peakedness, perception, perceptiveness, perceptivity, perfection, perilousness, permeability, perplexity, pettiness, photophobia, picayunishness, platitude, pleasure, plushiness, point, point of difference, point of honor, polish, politeness, politesse, poor health, powderiness, precariousness, precise, precisianism, precision, prepon polish, prickliness, prissy, prog, propriety, prostration, provident, prudence, prudish, pubescence, pucelage, pudency, pudicity, pulpiness, punctilio, punctiliousness, punctuality, purity, quality, qualm, qualmishness, qualms of conscience, queasiness, queasy, rare treat, rarity, receive, recoil, refined discrimination, refined palate, refined taste, regale, regard, regardfulness, regularity, relish, responsiveness, right, rightness, rigidity, rigidness, rigor, rigour, riskiness, satin, satininess, savory, savoury, scruple, scrupulousness, seemliness, selectiveness, sense, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sensitization, shade of difference, shakiness, shame, sharp, sharpness, shrinking, sickliness, silk, silkiness, skill, sleaziness, slenderness, slightness, slimness, slipperiness, smoothness, softheartedness, softness, solicitousness, solicitude, sophistication, soreness, special, specialty, sponginess, sprain, squeamish, squeamishness, state, statecraft, statesmanship, strain, strictness, strong, style, suaveness, suavity, subtility, subtle, subtle distinction, subtlety, supersensitivity, support, susceptibility, swallow, sweet, sweetmeat, sympathy, systematic, tact, tactfulness, tastefulness, tasty morsel, technicality, tender feeling, tenderheartedness, tenderness, tenuity, tetchiness, textualism, thin skin, thinness, thorough, thought, thoughtfulness, ticklish business, ticklishness, tidbit, tininess, titbit, titbit ortidbit, toleration, totteriness, touchiness, translucency, transparency, treat, triviality, turtle, twinge of conscience, ultraprecision, uncertainty, undependability, understanding, unhealthiness, unheaviness, unimportance, unpredictability, unreliability, unsafeness, unsolidity, unsoundness, unsteadiness, unsubstantiality, unsureness, untrustworthiness, unwholesomeness, urbaneness, urbanity, vagueness, valetudinarianism, velleity, velvet, velvetiness, venison, veracity, viand, viands, victuals, virginity, volatility, vulnerability, warm heart, warmheartedness, warmth, wasting, wateriness, weak point, weakliness, weakness, weightlessness, wide margin, wimpiness, wispiness, womanishness, yeastiness.

Quotes for Delicacy:

  1. It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study? Jane Austen.
  2. Turkey, unlike chicken, has very elegant characteristics. It has more of a cache than chicken. Turkey is a delicacy so it should be presented in such a way. Todd English.
  3. This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation. Walter Murch.