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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being refined or breakable.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : a delicate lace collar. ,delicate porcelain; a delicate child. ,a delicate flavor. ,a delicate shade of pink. ,a delicate...
  • I tried, as only a young girl can, to live up to the delicateness of my name.
  • Adding to the delicateness of the issue for NBC is the fact that its parent company,
  • His hands were big, calloused and thick, as opposed to his wife's father's delicateness. for more
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