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Definitions of nice

  1. exhibiting courtesy and politeness; " a nice gesture"
  2. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; " too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; " so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
  3. socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; " from a decent family"; " a nice girl"
  4. noting distinctions with nicety; " a discriminating interior designer"; " a nice sense of color"; " a nice point in the argument"
  5. a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera
  6. done with delicacy and skill; " a nice bit of craft"; " a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; " a nice shot"
  7. Foolish; silly; simple; ignorant; also, weak; effeminate.
  8. Of trifling moment; nimportant; trivial.
  9. Overscrupulous or exacting; hard to please or satisfy; fastidious in small matters.
  10. Delicate; refined; dainty; pure.
  11. Apprehending slight differences or delicate distinctions; distinguishing accurately or minutely; carefully discriminating; as, a nice taste or judgment.
  12. Done or made with careful labor; suited to excite admiration on account of exactness; evidencing great skill; exact; fine; finished; as, nice proportions, nice workmanship, a nice application; exactly or fastidiously discriminated; requiring close discrimination; as, a nice point of law, a nice distinction in philosophy.
  13. Pleasing; agreeable; gratifying; delightful; good; as, a nice party; a nice excursion; a nice person; a nice day; a nice sauce, etc.
  14. Precise; acute; as, nice judgment; fine; delicate; as, a nice discrimination; fastidious; overparticular; delicate; refined; as, to be nice in one's habits or dress; socially agreeable; pleasant; as, nice manners; nice people; pleasing to the taste; very exact; as, a nice piece of work.
  15. Nicely.
  16. Niceness.
  17. Foolishly particular: hard to please: fastidious: requiring refinement of apprehension or delicacy of treatment: exact: delicate: dainty: agreeable: delightful.
  18. Fastidious; refined; requiring delicate discrimination or treatment; exact; agreeable.
  19. Refined; delicate; exact, accurate.
  20. Very pleasant to the taste; dainty; delicious: delicate; fine; exact; precise; requiring serupulous exactness; minutely discriminative; over- exact; fastidions; easily injured; refined. To make nice, to be scrupulous.
  21. Foolishly particular; over- regard to trifling matters; attentive to minutiae; sweet or very pleasant to the taste; accurate; discriminating; requiring scrupulous exactness; fastidious; showing great delicacy; refined; pleasing.
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Antonyms for nice

cranky, barbarian, inappropriate, devil-may-care, big, nauseating, rude, antagonistic, Irksome, testy, happy-go-lucky, abhorrent, lamentable, indecorous, dismal, bloody-minded, stout, hostile, unmannerly, Disallowed, great, flat, tragic, iniquitous, wrong, unhappy, contrary, Rankling, lenient, immoral, grungy, uncongenial, heartrending, libertine, regrettable, fallen, mean, gross, unmistakable, breezy, open-and-shut, grumpy, unsociable, errant, sorrowful, indelicate, offensive, proscribed, unambiguous, salty, outlawed, ill-mannered, commonplace, unsatisfactory, disgusting, large, malicious, coarse, evident, grouchy, fussy, adversarial, foul, churlish, cantankerous, dolorous, debauched, wanton, shabby, careless, unbecoming, erring, sad, Riling, apparent, detestable, unacceptable, obscene, dirty, fulsome, awkward, peevish, mournful, acid, affable, merciless, horrible, impolite, gutter, miserable, disheartening, ungenial, huge, perspicuous, tacky, nefarious, blue, maddening, clumsy, dishonorable, petulant, gamy, base, bilious, incautious, relaxed, inhospitable, incorrect, intimidating, sour, Dissatisfying, casual, evil, bitter, splenetic, Outraging, heedless, repugnant, unequivocal, blunt, atrocious, clear-cut, slapdash, boring, plain, awful, prohibited, mischievous, discourteous, loathsome, clear, improper, unrighteous, filthy, seedy, grotty, bawdy, deplorable, off-color, disagreeable, rough, dissolute, vile, ornery, laid-back, repellent, unappealing, flexible, catty, objectionable, joyless, degenerate, permissive, raunchy, bad, wicked, crude, censurable, lugubrious, indefinite, brutal, unenjoyable, Unamiable, ribald, racy, thick, barbaric, debased, perverted, stag, lascivious, wretched, malevolent, malignant, easygoing, touchy, Pleasureless, querulous, locker room, reprobate, reprehensible, contentious, undemanding, unsympathetic, argumentative, unkind, crabby, bearish, barred, surly, hellish, lax, god-awful, distressing, dreadful, unlovely, aggravating, vexing, rotten, suggestive, gauche, forbidden, unprintable, jaundiced, unpleasing, scandalous, inimical, harsh, depressing, ugly, noisome, slipshod, transparent, barbarous, annoying, unpalatable, off, depraved, indecent, savage, odious, low pressure, icky, upsetting, ill-tempered, informal, corrupt, Interdicted, incensing, lackadaisical, infamous, villainous, ill-humored, snappish, quick-tempered, nasty, obvious, unwelcome, unseemly, stale, undiscriminating, unceremonious, uncivilized, trashy, yucky, inflaming, porny, blameworthy, Enraging, loose, unprincipled, Revulsive, inconsiderate, irritating, shocking, naughty, pornographic, exasperating, inhuman, noxious, rancid, ungraceful, adversary, tedious, doleful, vinegary, unpleasant, disturbing, ungracious, lewd, palpable, ghastly, heartbreaking, risque, heavy, uncivil, untamed, indiscriminating, unethical, revolting, malign, unsavory, nauseous, sickening, negative, forbidding, irascible, impure, irritable, black, cruel, immense, vulgar, unfastidious, boorish, exceptionable, mortal, X-rated, spicy, perturbing, despiteful, sinful, displeasing, profane, hateful, distasteful, broad, smutty, abominable, sloppy, horrid, ill-natured, obnoxious, banned, dishonest, manifest, unattractive, patent, spiteful, evil-minded, lachrymose, carefree, peeving, low, infuriating, unfriendly, intolerable, repulsive, insipid, dreary, Misbehaving, horrendous, appalling, choleric, unrespectable, froward, Angering, unscrupulous, dyspeptic, vicious, imprecise, uncritical, inexact, lousy, gloomy, antipathetic, dull, virulent.

Quotes of nice

  1. Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight. – Johnny Cash
  2. Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you. – Cyril Connolly
  3. Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice It can in effect force them to consult their consciences. – Barbara Deming
  4. One of the nice things about acting is that it allows you to open up to the other people within you. – David Duchovny
  5. When I pick up the ball and it feels nice and light and small I know I'm going to have a good day. But if I picked it up and it's big and heavy, I know I'm liable to get into a little trouble. – Bob Feller
  6. Vice president- it has such a nice ring to it! – Geraldine Ferraro
  7. I'm nice and I show up on time. – Lauren Graham
  8. I get offered to do stuff where the money's nice but it's not something I want to do- I get offered a lot of commercials too. – Spike Lee
  9. We also have favourite place in France, called Charlot Premier in Nice which does excellent oysters. – Roger Moore
  10. Instead of thinking that's a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists. – Alison Moyet
  11. A cult following is a nice way of saying very few people like you. – Martin Mull
  12. I was born not too far from Minneapolis, so it's nice to come back and visit. – Marion Ross
  13. Real movie producers aren't this nice – Joel Siegel
  14. The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised. – George Will
  15. The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions. – Woodrow Wilson

Usage examples for nice

  1. Do you think it a nice name? – To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  2. " What a nice husband, is he not? – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  3. I think it would be ever so nice – Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley
  4. It's all very nice I dare say, and I'm sure I hope they will be happy. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  5. They were all so nice – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  6. Well, it's nice to see you again, Miss Olwen. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  7. " So nice of you to remember me. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  8. She was a nice girl, and sorry. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  9. I shall not stay where I cannot be nice – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  10. It isn't very nice down here. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  11. " Yes, and a nice man of the world, too. – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  12. I don't know what it was but I don't think it was a nice one. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. I hope it is something very nice indeed!" – Peggy by Laura E. Richards
  14. It must be very nice indeed." – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  15. Don't you think that would be nice – Not Quite Eighteen by Susan Coolidge
  16. It is so nice to have friends! – Tabitha at Ivy Hall by Ruth Alberta Brown
  17. As nice a old lady as any one could wish for, for a mother. – Light Freights, Complete by W. W. Jacobs
  18. It would not be nice enough, but thank you. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  19. I love them because they live nice – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  20. He seems to be a very nice old gentleman. – Candida by George Bernard Shaw

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