Synonyms for delicacy

Synonyms for (noun) delicacy

Synonyms: delicacy, airiness

Definition: lightness in movement or manner

Similar words: life, liveliness, spirit, sprightliness

Definition: animation and energy in action or expression

Usage: it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it


Synonyms: fineness, daintiness, delicacy

Definition: the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance

Usage: the daintiness of her touch; the fineness of her features

Similar words: elegance

Definition: a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

Usage: she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility


Synonyms: finesse, diplomacy, discreetness, delicacy

Definition: subtly skillful handling of a situation

Similar words: tact, tactfulness

Definition: consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense


Synonyms: fragility, delicacy

Definition: lack of physical strength

Similar words: weakness

Definition: the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain

Usage: his weakness increased as he became older; the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed


Synonyms: delicacy, slightness

Definition: smallness of stature

Similar words: littleness, smallness

Definition: the property of having a relatively small size


Synonyms: discretion, delicacy

Definition: refined taste; tact

Similar words: taste, perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation

Definition: delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

Usage: arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success; to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste


Synonyms: delicacy, dainty, goody, treat, kickshaw

Definition: something considered choice to eat

Similar words: victuals, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance

Definition: a source of materials to nourish the body