Synonyms for Delicacy:

n.

generosity, hospitality, subtlety, consideration, softness, kindness, flimsiness, solicitude, lightness, tenderness, liberality, altruism, warmth, translucency, transparency, smoothness, support, charity. confectionery, carbohydrate, savory, convenience food, aphrodisiac, specialty, food, dairy, morsel, tidbit, delight, rarity, base, sweet, creole, comfort food, luxury, ambrosia, baby food. exact, careful, systematic, methodical, weakness, thorough, meticulous, cautious, debility, provident, painstaking, organized. civility, gentility, good, decorum, breeding, gallantry, ingestion, courtesy, tact, chivalry. feebleness, unsubstantiality, Delicateness, absorbency, strong, unsoundness, volatility, frailness, decrepitude, weakliness, state of matter, permeability, state, insubstantiality, astringency, consistency, effervescence, infirmity, fragileness, naturalness. instability, vulnerability. brittleness (noun)
crispness, fragility, brittleness, frailty.
cognition (noun)
discretion.
daintiness, fineness of structure (noun)
fragility, tenderness, lightness, infirmity, weakness, debility, smoothness, frailness, frailty, transparency, airiness, translucency, subtlety, elegance, softness.
delicacy (noun)
diplomacy, treat, discretion, daintiness, dainty, airiness, fragility, slightness, goody, finesse, fineness, kickshaw, discreetness.
delicious, gourmet food (noun)
delight, goody, savory, treat, rarity, dainty, sweet, tidbit, ambrosia, luxury, morsel.
diplomacy (noun)
subtlety.
fastidiousness (noun)
daintiness, literalism, carefulness, diligence, meticulousness, criticalness, flawlessness, persnicketiness, severity, fussiness, priggishness, correctness, prudishness, conscientiousness, accuracy, rigorousness, discrimination, preciseness, exactingness, particularity, properness, fastidiousness.
littleness (noun)
diminutiveness, brevity, meagerness, shortness, fewness, paltriness, lowness, conciseness, narrowness, littleness, scantiness, succinctness, puniness, minuteness, compactness, smallness.
modesty (noun)
discreetness.
tact (noun)
diplomacy.
taste (noun)
cultivation, grace, refinement, taste, Purism, charm, class, elegance.
tidbit (noun)
goody.
unsubstantiality (noun)
unsubstantiality.
weakness (noun)
flimsiness.

Other synonyms:

insubstantiality, kindness, Delicateness, weakliness, weakness, frailness, unsubstantiality, fragileness, flimsiness, state of matter, unsoundness. debility, feebleness, consistency, lightness, decrepitude. infirmity, morsel, instability. state. delicacy
subtlety.
morsel
tidbit.
nectar
ambrosia.
perception
tact.

Usage examples for delicacy

  1. It was a kind of delicacy – The Reverberator by Henry James
  2. I don't know that she does: but the mere fact of possible opposition might be enough to alarm the delicacy you have observed in her. – Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton
  3. The others have no delicacy of sentiment, etc. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King