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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being difficult to detect or analyze; A slight difference in meaning or opinion or attitude.

Usage examples (35)
  • You had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew
  • Suddenly the subtlety is lost and the spell is broken.
  • Just look at the poster; subtlety is lost on these morons.
  • However, I realize subtlety is too much for a Kool-Aid drinker to fathom. for more
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