What are some alternative words for delicacy?

Synonyms for delicacyˈdɛl ɪ kə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daintiness, delicacy, fineness(noun)

    the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance

    Synonyms:
    daintiness, finesse, dainty, diplomacy, delicacy, slightness, discreetness, fineness, airiness, treat, powderiness, fragility, kickshaw, goody, discretion, thinness, choiceness

  2. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat(noun)

    something considered choice to eat

    Synonyms:
    discreetness, slightness, finesse, delicacy, diplomacy, discretion, kickshaw, goody, dainty, treat, fineness, fragility, airiness, daintiness

  3. delicacy, discretion(noun)

    refined taste; tact

    Synonyms:
    daintiness, delicacy, dainty, diplomacy, finesse, free will, circumspection, slightness, discreetness, fineness, airiness, treat, fragility, kickshaw, prudence, discretion, discernment, goody

  4. delicacy, slightness(noun)

    smallness of stature

    Synonyms:
    daintiness, delicacy, dainty, diplomacy, finesse, triviality, slightness, pettiness, discreetness, fineness, airiness, treat, slenderness, fragility, slimness, kickshaw, goody, discretion, puniness

  5. fragility, delicacy(noun)

    lack of physical strength

    Synonyms:
    daintiness, delicacy, dainty, diplomacy, finesse, frangibleness, slightness, breakability, fineness, frangibility, airiness, treat, fragility, kickshaw, goody, discreetness, discretion

  6. delicacy, diplomacy, discreetness, finesse(noun)

    subtly skillful handling of a situation

    Synonyms:
    diplomatic negotiations, daintiness, finesse, dainty, diplomacy, delicacy, statesmanship, prudence, circumspection, slightness, discreetness, fineness, airiness, treat, fragility, kickshaw, goody, discretion, statecraft

  7. airiness, delicacy(noun)

    lightness in movement or manner

    Synonyms:
    discreetness, slightness, finesse, airiness, delicacy, diplomacy, discretion, kickshaw, goody, dainty, treat, fineness, fragility, buoyancy, daintiness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delicacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pleasantness, agreeableness, deliciousness, daintiness, savoriness, relish

  2. delicacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dainty, tidbit, titbit

  3. delicacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fineness, nicety, niceness, elegance

  4. delicacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tenderness, slenderness, weakness, frailty

  5. delicacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    carefulness, scrupulousness, fastidiousness, daintiness, discrimination, tact, sensibility, nice perception

  6. delicacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    refinement, purity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

finesse, sensitivity, fineness, fragility


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