noun, plural del·i·ca·cies.
SYNONYMS FOR delicacy
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Origin of delicacy
OTHER WORDS FROM delicacyhy·per·del·i·ca·cy, noun
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How to use delicacy in a sentence
The latter work’s delicacy, typical of Yamaguchi’s style, is infused here with new urgency.In the galleries: Images focus on the future of the planet|Mark Jenkins|May 28, 2021|Washington Post
At the time, the island had not yet been named after the delicacy, and went by the decidedly less fantastical Twickenham Ait.
C, lastly, I just think [Perritaz] has a natural taste for purity, delicacy, and ethereal balance.
His hilarious parody-fable, “A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig,” traces the supposed genesis of that culinary delicacy.
In their scenes, there is delicacy, there is love, and there is hope.‘Downton Abbey’ Season 3: Julian Fellowes, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, and More|Jace Lacob|January 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
St. Peter Damian damned her for “excessive delicacy” in preferring such a rarefied implement to her God-given hands.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Flowers, fruits, and insects were her favorite subjects, and were painted with rare delicacy.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
I think that he had more virtuosity, and yet more delicacy of feeling, than either Rubinstein or Blow.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The officer, with less delicacy of attention to the supposed slumbers of an invalid, followed him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Many of these pipes are sculptured from the most obdurate stones and display great delicacy of workmanship.
He evidently avoided taking a share in the discussion of his Transatlantic career, probably from delicacy to his English auditor.