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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Marked by insight or sensitivity.

Usage examples (39)
  • Their subtleness is exactly what makes them so difficult to reproduce.
  • Belbeis had long ago proved his fidelity, and as to his "subtleness," of which Naoum had spoken, that was beyond doubt.
  • His analysis is exquisite in its subtleness and delicacy ....
  • The subtleness of the message appears to be lost to the biblethumpers. for more
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