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Definition of 'delicacy'


  1. the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her features"
       Synonyms: daintiness fineness
  2. something considered choice to eat
       Synonyms: dainty goody kickshaw treat
  3. refined taste; tact
       Synonyms: discretion
  4. smallness of stature
       Synonyms: slightness
  5. lack of physical strength
       Synonyms: fragility
  6. subtly skillful handling of a situation
       Synonyms: diplomacy discreetness finesse
  7. lightness in movement or manner
       Synonyms: airiness

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