noun, plural ni·ce·ties.
Origin of nicety
OTHER WORDS FROM nicetyo·ver·ni·ce·ty, noun, plural o·ver·ni·ce·ties.
Words nearby nicety
Example sentences from the Web for niceties
But an absence of niceties nor an unwillingness to conform is not a legitimate cause for impeachment.The University of Texas’s Machiavellian War on Its Regent|David Davis|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, all these niceties logged, there is no getting away from the crazy coaches and poor kids.
When one writer dismissed with the niceties in emails—no more apologies or thank yous—her work life improved.
One has only to go back to the thirties in England to find all the niceties of the Haute Ecole in full bloom.Patroclus and Penelope|Theodore Ayrault Dodge
He was not a caballero by instinct, and he could not understand the niceties of revenge.Heart of the West|O. Henry
Mr. William Reynolds arrived late, perhaps because he delayed too long over the niceties of his toilet.Bressant|Julian Hawthorne
But they were no sticklers for the niceties of boundaries and property laws.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
His officer is usually a very fine horseman, riding boldly and easily and with a knowledge of the niceties of the art.Riding and Driving|Edward L. Anderson