noun, plural sub·til·ties. Archaic.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subtiltynon·sub·til·i·ty, noun
Examples from the Web for subtilty
Isaac trembled and said: Thy brother has come with subtilty, and taken away thy blessing.The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)|Max Duncker
If he can secure any suggestion of the subtilty and luminousness,—if he can!
It is only scholars and those thoroughly acquainted with the subtilty of our language who fully appreciate it.The Complete Works of Artemus Ward|Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
The separation of it often requires great attention, accuracy, and subtilty.An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding|David Hume
Now in this latter attempt, the subtilty of his circumvention, hath indirectly obtained the former.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne