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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being very good indeed; The quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; The property of being very narrow or thin.

Usage examples (39)
  • The fineness of the sand on the beach
  • The fineness of her features
  • He marvelled at the fineness of her hair
  • The inn is distinguished by the fineness of its cuisine for more
Tutoring comment
  • You won't create calligraphy of surpassing "fineness" (the state of being fine or of superior quality) if you don't learn how to use a brush with great "finesse." (an artful or skillful performance)
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