Synonyms of subtlety in English:

subtlety


See definition of subtlety

noun

1‘they prefer the cheese for its subtlety and depth of flavour’

SYNONYMS

delicacy, delicateness, subtleness, elusiveness, faintness

understatedness, understatement, mutedness, softness

2‘classification is fraught with subtlety’

SYNONYMS

fineness, subtleness, precision, preciseness, niceness, nicety, nuance, shade, detail, slightness, minuteness, narrowness, tenuousness, indistinctness, indefiniteness, lack of definition, elusiveness

3‘the subtlety of the human mind’

SYNONYMS

astuteness, keenness, acuteness, fineness, sharpness, razor-sharpness, sharp-wittedness, canniness, shrewdness, perceptiveness, perception, discernment, sensitivity, discrimination, penetration, percipience, perspicacity, perspicuity, acuity, sagacity, wisdom, cleverness, intelligence, skilfulness, skill, artfulness, dexterity, brightness, finesse

informal savvy

rare sapience

ANTONYMS

slow-wittedness, dullness

4‘the employers' tactics varied in their subtlety’

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ingenuity, cleverness, skilfulness, expertise, adroitness, complexity, intricacy, cunning, guile, craftiness, wiliness, artfulness, deviousness

ANTONYMS

crudeness