Definition of Delicacy

Delicacy a. means: Addiction to pleasure; luxury; daintiness; indulgence; luxurious or voluptuous treatment.

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Delicacy a. means: Addiction to pleasure; luxury; daintiness; indulgence; luxurious or voluptuous treatment.

Meaning of Delicacy

Delicacy (a.) means: Addiction to pleasure; luxury; daintiness; indulgence; luxurious or voluptuous treatment.

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Delicacy (a.): Nicety or fineness of form, texture, or constitution; softness; elegance; smoothness; tenderness; and hence, frailty or weakness; as, the delicacy of a fiber or a thread; delicacy of a hand or of the human form; delicacy of the skin; delicacy of frame.

Delicacy (a.): Nice propriety of manners or conduct; susceptibility or tenderness of feeling; refinement; fastidiousness; and hence, in an exaggerated sense, effeminacy; as, great delicacy of behavior; delicacy in doing a kindness; delicacy of character that unfits for earnest action.

Delicacy (a.): The state of being affected by slight causes; sensitiveness; as, the delicacy of a chemist's balance.

Delicacy (a.): The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness; as, delicacy of flavor, of odor, and the like.

Effeminacy (n.): Characteristic quality of a woman, such as softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a man; womanish delicacy or softness; -- used reproachfully of men.

Delicacies (pl. ): of Delicacy

Tenuity (n.): Refinement; delicacy.

Cookery (n.): A delicacy; a dainty.

Delicacy (a.): Pleasure; gratification; delight.

Delicate (n.): A choice dainty; a delicacy.

Dainty (n.): That which is delicious or delicate; a delicacy.

Kickshaws (n.): A fancy dish; a titbit; a delicacy.

Morbidezza (n.): Delicacy or softness in the representation of flesh.

Sew (n.): Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy.

Refine (v. i.): To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence.

Immodesty (n.): Want of modesty, delicacy, or decent reserve; indecency.

Mince (v. i.): To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner.

Ungentle (a.): Not gentle; lacking good breeding or delicacy; harsh.

Morbidezza (n.): A term used as a direction in execution, signifying, with extreme delicacy.

Nicety (n.): Delicacy or exactness of perception; minuteness of observation or of discrimination; precision.

Profanation (v. t.): The act of treating with abuse or disrespect, or with undue publicity, or lack of delicacy.

Grossly (adv.): In a gross manner; greatly; coarsely; without delicacy; shamefully; disgracefully.

Rude (superl.): Characterized by roughness; umpolished; raw; lacking delicacy or refinement; coarse.

Subtlety (n.): Nice discernment with delicacy of mental action; nicety of discrimination.

Delicacy (a.): Nice and refined perception and discrimination; critical niceness; fastidious accuracy.

Delicacy (a.): Addiction to pleasure; luxury; daintiness; indulgence; luxurious or voluptuous treatment.

Bluntly (adv.): In a blunt manner; coarsely; plainly; abruptly; without delicacy, or the usual forms of civility.

Daintiness (n.): The quality of being dainty; nicety; niceness; elegance; delicacy; deliciousness; fastidiousness; squeamishness.

Whitebait (n.): The young of several species of herrings, especially of the common herring, esteemed a great delicacy by epicures in England.

Effeminate (a.): Having some characteristic of a woman, as delicacy, luxuriousness, etc.; soft or delicate to an unmanly degree; womanish; weak.

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Meaning of Cicada

Cicada means: A cricket like insect (a delicacy of most birds) that sheds it skin leaving behind a shell with the outline of its body. Most young Australian

Meaning of Scotch egg

Scotch egg means: n a somewhat peculiar delicacy - a hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat and coated in breadcrumbs. My mother used to put them in my packed lunch every day for school.

Meaning of toad in the hole

toad in the hole means: n a delicacy consisting of sausages in Yorkshire pudding batter, in a sort of pie shape. The etymology is a tough one to guess at, as the dish itself contains no obvious holes and it’s difficult, although not impossible, to confuse sausages and toads.

Meaning of Delicacy

Delicacy means: Nicety or fineness of form, texture, or constitution; softness; elegance; smoothness; tenderness; and hence, frailty or weakness; as, the delicacy of a fiber or a thread; delicacy of a hand or of the human form; delicacy of the skin; delicacy of frame.

Meaning of Delicacy

Delicacy means: Nice propriety of manners or conduct; susceptibility or tenderness of feeling; refinement; fastidiousness; and hence, in an exaggerated sense, effeminacy; as, great delicacy of behavior; delicacy in doing a kindness; delicacy of character that unfits for earnest action.

Meaning of Delicacy

Delicacy means: The state of being affected by slight causes; sensitiveness; as, the delicacy of a chemist's balance.

Meaning of Delicacy

Delicacy means: The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness; as, delicacy of flavor, of odor, and the like.

Meaning of Effeminacy

Effeminacy means: Characteristic quality of a woman, such as softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a man; womanish delicacy or softness; -- used reproachfully of men.

Meaning of Delicacies

Delicacies means: of Delicacy

Meaning of Tenuity

Tenuity means: Refinement; delicacy.

Meaning of Cookery

Cookery means: A delicacy; a dainty.

Meaning of Delicacy

Delicacy means: Pleasure; gratification; delight.

Meaning of Delicate

Delicate means: A choice dainty; a delicacy.

Meaning of Dainty

Dainty means: That which is delicious or delicate; a delicacy.

Meaning of Kickshaws

Kickshaws means: A fancy dish; a titbit; a delicacy.

Meaning of Morbidezza

Morbidezza means: Delicacy or softness in the representation of flesh.

Meaning of Sew

Sew means: Juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy.

Meaning of Refine

Refine means: To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence.

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