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delicacy

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Noun delicacy has 7 senses
  1. daintiness, delicacy, fineness - the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her features"
    --1 is a kind of elegance
  2. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat - something considered choice to eat
    --2 is a kind of nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals
    --2 has particulars:
     choice morsel, tidbit, titbit; savory, savoury; sweet, confection, confectionery; ambrosia, nectar; gelatin, jelly; marrow, bone marrow
  3. delicacy, discretion - refined taste; tact
    --3 is a kind of taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness
  4. delicacy, slightness - smallness of stature
    --4 is a kind of smallness, littleness
  5. fragility, delicacy - lack of physical strength
    --5 is a kind of weakness
  6. delicacy, diplomacy, discreetness, finesse - subtly skillful handling of a situation
    --6 is a kind of tact, tactfulness
  7. airiness, delicacy - lightness in movement or manner
    --7 is a kind of liveliness, life, spirit, sprightliness
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