Origin of nicety
OTHER WORDS FROM nicetyo·ver·ni·ce·ty, noun, plural o·ver·ni·ce·ties.
How to use nicety in a sentence
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
That said, there are many legal niceties and mechanical details to learn.Earn Your Degree in… Lobbying?|Michelle Cottle|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, all these niceties logged, there is no getting away from the crazy coaches and poor kids.The All-American Abuse of ‘Friday Night Tykes’|Tim Teeman|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For all of his theoretical warmth and rhetorical niceties, Burke was not just a conservative.We Are Radicals at Heart: A New History Gets America Wrong|Harvey J. Kaye|December 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Who has time to worry about complying with all those legal niceties?Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Scandal Spills Over to Ken Cuccinelli|Michelle Cottle|July 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is only the habit of speaking, the idioms and niceties, which cannot be acquired except by converse with a native.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
My action may sound contemptible; but a woman in love does not stop to weigh niceties of behavior.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
Men had to receive the very rudiments of culture before they could appreciate its niceties.
He early qualified himself as a translator by careful attention to philological niceties.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams
He did not, however, confine himself to rouge et noir, but soon learned all the niceties of that scientific game cart.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various