noun, plural sub·til·ties. Archaic.
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Historical Examples of subtility
To which David made answer, "My own wisdom and subtility; for verily I fear neither thee nor thy servants."Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
They drink light, which is sufficient to give to their bodies marvellous strength and subtility.The Queen Pedauque
Such a subtility is a dear proof of the falshood, as the contrary simplicity of the truth, of any system.A Treatise of Human Nature
In a word, the pieces on the strategical chess-board want that mobility which is the element of stratagem and subtility.On War
Carl von Clausewitz
Its mind was wholly bent upon cunning knowledge, subtility, and getting together a multitude of earthly things.Dialogues on the Supersensual Life