HyperDic: delicacy

English > 7 senses of the word delicacy:
NOUNattributedelicacy, daintiness, finenessthe quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
fooddelicacy, dainty, goody, kickshaw, treatsomething considered choice to eat
cognitiondelicacy, discretionrefined taste
attributedelicacy, slightnesssmallness of stature
attributedelicacy, fragilitylack of physical strength
attributedelicacy, diplomacy, discreetness, finessesubtly skillful handling of a situation
attributedelicacy, airinesslightness in movement or manner
delicacy > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'lahkahsiy; deh'lihkahsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > delicacy: 7 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance.
Synonymsdaintiness, fineness
BroadereleganceA refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Spanishdelicadeza, fineza, finura, fragilidad
Catalandelicadesa, finesa
English > delicacy: 7 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningSomething considered choice to eat.
Synonymsdainty, goody, kickshaw, treat
Narrowerambrosia, nectar(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods
choice morsel, tidbit, titbitA small tasty bit of food
gelatin, jellyAn edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating / coating for foods
marrow, bone marrowVery tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
savory, savouryAn aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
sweet, confectionA food rich in sugar
Broadernutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsA source of materials to nourish the body
Spanishexquisitez, golosina
Catalanexquisidesa, exquisitat
English > delicacy: 7 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningrefined taste; tact.
Synonymdiscretion
Broadertaste, appreciation, discernment, perceptivenessDelicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
Spanishdelicadeza, discrección, discreción
English > delicacy: 7 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaningsmallness of stature.
Synonymslightness
Broadersmallness, littlenessThe property of having a relatively small size
Spanishdelicadeza, finura, insignificancia, minucia, pequeñez
Catalaninsignificànça, petitesa
English > delicacy: 7 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaninglack of physical strength.
Synonymfragility
BroaderweaknessThe property of lacking physical or mental strength
Spanishdelicadeza, fragilidad
English > delicacy: 7 senses > noun 6, attribute
Meaningsubtly skillful handling of a situation.
Synonymsdiplomacy, discreetness, finesse
Broadertact, tactfulnessconsideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
Spanishdelicadeza, diplomacia, discreción, finura, sutileza
Catalandelicadesa, diplomàcia, discreció, subtilesa
English > delicacy: 7 senses > noun 7, attribute
Meaninglightness in movement or manner.
Synonymairiness
Broaderliveliness, life, spirit, sprightlinessanimation and energy in action or expression / expression

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