Synonyms of delicacy in English:

delicacy


See definition of delicacy

noun

1‘miniature pearls of exquisite delicacy’

SYNONYMS

fineness, exquisiteness, delicateness, intricacy, daintiness, airiness, elegance, gracefulness, grace

flimsiness, gauziness, floatiness, silkiness

ANTONYMS

crudeness, coarseness

2‘the children's delicacy was apparently inherited from their mother’

SYNONYMS

sickliness, ill health, poor health, valetudinarianism, frailty, frailness, fragility, feebleness, weakness, debility

infirmity

ANTONYMS

robustness

3‘the delicacy of the situation’

SYNONYMS

difficulty, trickiness

sensitivity, sensitiveness, ticklishness, awkwardness, touchiness, controversiality

4‘I have to treat this matter with the utmost delicacy’

SYNONYMS

care, sensitivity, tact, discretion, diplomacy, finesse, subtlety, consideration, considerateness, sensibility

ANTONYMS

clumsiness, ineptness, insensitivity

5‘his delicacy of touch’

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deftness, dexterousness, skill, skilfulness, adeptness, adroitness, expertise

ANTONYMS

clumsiness, ineptness

6‘the delicacy of the mechanism’

SYNONYMS

sensitivity, precision, accuracy, exactness

7‘the crabs are an Australian delicacy’

SYNONYMS

choice food, gourmet food, dainty, treat, luxury, titbit, bonne bouche

speciality

North American tidbit

archaic cate