noun, plural ni·ce·ties.
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Origin of nicety
OTHER WORDS FROM nicetyo·ver·ni·ce·ty, noun, plural o·ver·ni·ce·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for nicety
When I question him about these habits, he tells me that there is no need to display any niceties, as it is only the two of us.Miss Manners: Husband’s rude eating habits driving wife up the wall|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
The door would not open; built with air-tight nicety, it did not budge in the least.The Girl and The Bill|Bannister Merwin
He knew the balance and the temper of the home-made article to a nicety, especially that made by Mklemba.Forging the Blades|Bertram Mitford
In short, good Manners are introduc'd and observ'd in those Troops to such a Nicety, that you would wonder at it.
And they all look the better, for being ranged with wonderful Nicety in Cases of Crystal.
Mohammed, in fact, judged the capacity and characteristics of his countrymen to a nicety.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value|Arthur Glyn Leonard