exquisiteness
noun see exquisite I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Exquisiteness — Ex qui*site*ness, n. Quality of being exquisite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exquisiteness — exquisite ► ADJECTIVE 1) of great beauty and delicacy. 2) highly refined: exquisite taste. 3) intensely felt; acute. DERIVATIVES exquisitely adverb exquisiteness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «precise»: from Latin exquirere seek out …   English terms dictionary

  • exquisiteness — See exquisitely. * * * …   Universalium

  • exquisiteness — noun the degree or property of being exquisite …   Wiktionary

  • exquisiteness — n. delicateness, excellence; acuteness, intensity (of pain, pleasure, etc.); refinement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exquisiteness — ex·quis·ite·ness …   English syllables

  • exquisiteness — noun extreme beauty of a delicate sort • Derivationally related forms: ↑exquisite • Hypernyms: ↑beauty …   Useful english dictionary

  • choice — n Choice, option, alternative, preference, selection, election are comparable when they mean the act or opportunity of choosing or the thing chosen. Choice usually implies the right or the privilege to choose freely from a number (as of persons,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Temper — Tem per, n. 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of different qualities; just combination; as, the temper of mortar. [1913 Webster] 2. Constitution of body; temperament; in old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Temper screw — Temper Tem per, n. 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of different qualities; just combination; as, the temper of mortar. [1913 Webster] 2. Constitution of body; temperament;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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