daintiness

  • 1Daintiness — Dain ti*ness, n. The quality of being dainty; nicety; niceness; elegance; delicacy; deliciousness; fastidiousness; squeamishness. [1913 Webster] The daintiness and niceness of our captains Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] More notorious for the daintiness …

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  • 2daintiness — dainty ► ADJECTIVE (daintier, daintiest) 1) delicately small and pretty. 2) fastidious and fussy when eating. ► NOUN (pl. dainties) ▪ a small appetizing item of food. DERIVATIVES daintily …

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  • 3daintiness — noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance the daintiness of her touch the fineness of her features • Syn: ↑delicacy, ↑fineness • Derivationally related forms: ↑dainty • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 4daintiness — noun see dainty II …

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  • 5daintiness — See daintily. * * * …

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  • 6daintiness — noun The characteristic of being dainty …

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  • 7daintiness — Synonyms and related words: acquired taste, airiness, amiable weakness, appreciation of excellence, ascent, asepsis, breakability, brittleness, bubbliness, buoyancy, changeableness, choiceness, civilized taste, civilizedness, cleanliness, cleanly …

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  • 8daintiness — dain·ti·ness || deɪntɪnɪs n. delicacy, exquisiteness; deliciousness; fastidiousness …

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  • 9daintiness — dain·ti·ness …

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  • 10daintiness — See: dainty …

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  • 11Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 12delicacy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sensitiveness, tact, nicety; frailty, daintiness, exactness; tidbit, dainty; discrimination, taste, fastidiousness. See beauty, food, skill, pleasure, brittleness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Fineness of… …

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  • 13fineness — noun 1. the quality of being very good indeed (Freq. 1) the inn is distinguished by the fineness of its cuisine • Syn: ↑choiceness • Derivationally related forms: ↑choice (for: ↑choiceness) …

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  • 14delicacy — 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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  • 15κομψεία — κομψείᾱ , κομψεία daintiness fem nom/voc/acc dual κομψείᾱ , κομψεία daintiness fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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  • 16κομψείας — κομψείᾱς , κομψεία daintiness fem acc pl κομψείᾱς , κομψεία daintiness fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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  • 17mince — [mins] vt. minced, mincing [ME mincen < OFr mincier < VL * minutiare < L minutus, small: see MINUTE2] 1. to cut up or chop up (meat, etc.) into very small pieces; hash 2. to subdivide minutely 3. to express or do with affected elegance… …

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  • 18Delicacies — 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… …

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  • 19Delicacy — 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… …

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  • 20palatable — adjective Date: 1664 1. agreeable to the palate or taste 2. agreeable or acceptable to the mind • palatability noun • palatableness noun • palatably adverb Synonyms: palatable, appetizing, savory …

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