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  • 1 delicacy of feeling — index sensibility Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Delicacy — Del i*ca*cy, n.; pl. {Delicacies}. [From {Delicate}, a.] 1. The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness; as, delicacy of flavor, of odor, and the like. [1913 Webster] What choice to choose for delicacy… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 delicacy — [del′i kə sē] n. pl. delicacies [ME delicacie < ML delicacia < L delicatus: see DELICATE] 1. the quality of being delicate as in taste, odor, or texture 2. fragile beauty or graceful slightness, softness, etc.; fineness [the delicacy of a… …

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  • 4 feeling — [n1] sensation, especially of touch activity, awareness, consciousness, enjoyment, excitability, excitation, excitement, feel, innervation, motility, motor response, pain, perceiving, perception, pleasure, reaction, receptivity, reflex,… …

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  • 5 delicacy — /del i keuh see/, n., pl. delicacies. 1. fineness of texture, quality, etc.; softness; daintiness: the delicacy of lace. 2. something delightful or pleasing, esp. a choice food considered with regard to its rarity, costliness, or the like: Caviar …

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  • 6 delicacy — [[t]de̱lɪkəsi[/t]] delicacies 1) N UNCOUNT Delicacy is the quality of being easy to break or harm, and refers especially to people or things that are attractive or graceful. ...the delicacy of a rose. ...a country where the feminine ideal is… …

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  • 7 delicacy — /ˈdɛləkəsi / (say deluhkuhsee) noun (plural delicacies) 1. fineness of texture, quality, etc.; softness: the delicacy of lace. 2. something delightful or pleasing, especially to the palate. 3. fineness of perception or feeling; sensitiveness. 4.… …

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  • 8 delicacy — noun (plural cies) Date: 14th century 1. obsolete a. the quality or state of being luxurious b. indulgence 2. something pleasing to eat that is considered rare or luxurious …

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  • 9 feeling — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Emotional sensation See also touch, taste Nouns 1. feeling, sensation, sentience, emotion, sensibility, sensitivity; endurance, tolerance, sufferance, experience, response; vibrations; impression,… …

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  • 10 feeling — Synonyms and related words: action, affect, affection, affectional, affective, affectivity, air, ambiance, ambience, analog process, analytic, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, ardency, ardor, artistic judgment,… …

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  • 11 delicacy — del•i•ca•cy [[t]ˈdɛl ɪ kə si[/t]] n. pl. cies 1) fineness of texture, quality, etc.; daintiness: the delicacy of lace[/ex] 2) something delightful or pleasing, esp. a choice food considered with regard to its rarity or costliness 3) the quality… …

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  • 12 delicacy — Synonyms and related words: absoluteness, accommodatingness, accuracy, acquired taste, affectivity, agreeableness, airiness, airy texture, allergy, ambrosia, amiable weakness, anaphylaxis, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciation… …

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  • 13 delicacy — n. 1. Pleasantness, agreeableness, deliciousness, daintiness, savoriness, relish. 2. Dainty, tidbit, titbit. 3. Fineness, softness, smoothness, tenderness, lightness, nicety, niceness, elegance. 4. Slightness, slenderness, weakness, frailty,… …

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  • 14 Sensibilities — Sensibility Sen si*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Sensibilities}. [Cf. F. sensibilit[ e], LL. sensibilitas.] 1. (Physiol.) The quality or state of being sensible, or capable of sensation; capacity to feel or perceive. [1913 Webster] 2. The capacity of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Sensibility — Sen si*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Sensibilities}. [Cf. F. sensibilit[ e], LL. sensibilitas.] 1. (Physiol.) The quality or state of being sensible, or capable of sensation; capacity to feel or perceive. [1913 Webster] 2. The capacity of emotion or feeling …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 sensibility — I noun acuteness, affectibility, alertness, appreciation, attentiveness, awareness, comprehension, consciousness, delicacy, delicacy of feeling, discernment, discrimination, emotion, feeling, fineness, impressibility, judgment, keenness,… …

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  • 17 French Literature — • Origin, foundations, and types Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Literature     French Literature     † …

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  • 18 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 19 Giacomo Casanova — Casanova redirects here. For other uses, see Casanova (disambiguation). Giacomo Casanova Born 2 April 1725(1725 04 02) Venice, Republic of Venice …

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