noun, plural sub·tle·ties.
Words nearby subtlety
Origin of subtlety
OTHER WORDS FROM subtletyhy·per·sub·tle·ty, nounnon·sub·tle·ty, noun, plural non·sub·tle·ties.o·ver·sub·tle·ty, noun, plural o·ver·sub·tle·ties.
Examples from the Web for subtleties
An overwhelming amount of subtleties and implications were going over my head.
It also seemed that Biden had a good grasp of the subtleties of Iraqi politics.
The apps, which Badasyan decries, have their own subtleties.
This style of woodfire cooking is prone to sudden fluctuations in temperature due to the subtleties and different sizes of wood.
Subtleties of study design and interpretation are pulverized in the name of the sound bite of course, but this is old news.
When those are well established, I search out the subtleties of form and colour.Corot|Sidney Allnutt
Richard was one who would always deal with entireties, being capable of no divisions nor subtleties of praise or blame.Madelon|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
I am only a poor hunter, Seor, ignorant of worldly affairs, and the subtleties of civilization.The Freebooters|Gustave Aimard
Labyrinthine, subterranean, and full of subtleties as all these creeds appear to be, they are easy enough to comprehend.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value|Arthur Glyn Leonard
Is it not better and more worthy of yourselves than all the subtleties, plottings and petty bargainings of diplomacy?The Wrack of the Storm|Maurice Maeterlinck