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Synonyms and Antonyms of delicacy

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delicacy

synonym (synonym of delicacy)

hypernym (delicacy IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • lack of physical strength (noun.attribute)
    the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain (noun.attribute)
     
  • lightness in movement or manner (noun.attribute)
    animation and energy in action or expression (noun.attribute)
     
  • refined taste; tact (noun.cognition)
    delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values) (noun.cognition)
     
  • smallness of stature (noun.attribute)
    the property of having a relatively small size (noun.attribute)
     
  • something considered choice to eat (noun.food)
    a source of materials to nourish the body (noun.food)
     
  • subtly skillful handling of a situation (noun.attribute)
    consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense (noun.attribute)
     
  • the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance (noun.attribute)
    a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF delicacy relation)

  • something considered choice to eat (noun.food)
    a small tasty bit of food (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    a food rich in sugar (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones (noun.food)
     

derivation (.... is derived from delicacy)

  • smallness of stature (noun.attribute)
    being of delicate or slender build (adj.all)
     
  • something considered choice to eat (noun.food)
    provide with choice or abundant food or drink (verb.consumption)
     
  • (adj.all)
    especially pleasing to the taste (adj.all)
     
  • subtly skillful handling of a situation (noun.attribute)
    using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic (adj.all)
     
  • the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance (noun.attribute)
    delicately beautiful (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation daintiness fineness dainty goody discretion dwarfishness life liveliness elegance tact weakness littleness choice morsel tidbit savory savoury confection sweet dainty exquisite diplomatic diplomatical discreet discerning

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