\sˈʌtə͡lti], \sˈʌtəlti], \s_ˈʌ_t_əl_t_i]\
Definitions of SUBTLETY
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Artfulness; slyness; cunning. Note.-The spellings subtile and subtle, in the senses of the preceding two entries, were indifferently employed by good writers of former times. The modern practice is to restrict the senses to the spellings as in the text. In the Eng. Ch. service, and formerly in the works of good authors, where the spellings subtile, subtilty, &c., occur in the derived senses of "sly, cunning, over-refining," &c., the pronunciation is.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.