\dˈɛlɪkəsi], \dˈɛlɪkəsi], \d_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_k_ə_s_i]\
Definitions of DELICACY
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The state or quality of being agreeable to the taste or other senses; a luxury; grace; sensitiveness; refinement; sensibility; consideration for the feelings of others; sensitiveness to disease.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
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n. [French] State of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses;â€”fineness of form, texture, or constitution; hence, frailty or weakness;â€”propriety of manners or conduct; susceptibility or tenderness of feeling; hence, effeminacy;â€”addiction to pleasure; self-indulgence;â€”refined perception and discrimination; critical niceness;â€”something pleasant to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; a dainty.
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