Physically weak; frail; delicate
Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
Very sharp; keen:
(Archaic) Noble; chivalrous:
Of or showing delicate and refined taste; fastidious
Having or showing regard for others and their feelings; thoughtful
Characterized by a sense of propriety or refinement; impressively fastidious in manners and tastes
Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
Selected with care; well-chosen:
(Mathematics) Of or relating to a point at which a curve has a horizontal tangent line, as at a maximum or minimum.
Having grace, or beauty of form, composition, movement, or expression; elegant
Made free from other matter, or from impurities; purified
Giving delight; very pleasing; charming
Very beautiful or lovely, esp. in a delicate or carefully wrought way
Excessively scrupulous or sensitive, as in taste, propriety, or neatness:
Of, relating to, or resembling lace.
Of less than the correct, standard, or legal weight:
Giving or affording pleasure or enjoyment; agreeable:
Soft or smooth
The definition of slender is narrow in width, thin or slim in size, or having only a little force.
Out of condition; flabby:
Containing a considerable percentage of alcohol:
Not severe or acute:
Based on uncertain, unwarranted, or unproved premises:
Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
Very light; airy; delicate
Highly gratifying to taste or smell, esp. because of a rich sweetness; delicious
The definition of mincing is the actions of someone who acts dainty or refined.
Too nice; too fastidious, precise, etc.
Showing or requiring extremely careful treatment
Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
Having a digestive system that is easily upset; easily nauseated; queasy
Too subtle, delicate, or refined; overnice
Gentle, mild, or light; not rough or heavy
The definition of tenuous is something long and thin, fine or flimsy.
Sensitive to touch; easily irritated, as a part of the body
(Uncountable) Skill in handling of a situation.
A trinket; trifle; gewgaw
Fastidiousness; refinement; delicacy of taste
Acute sensitivity to what is proper and appropriate in dealing with others, including the ability to speak or act without offending.
The definition of a tidbit is a small taste or morsel of something, such as food or information.
Weakened or worn out from age or wear
Lacking vigor or effectiveness; inadequate:
The definition of flimsy is something which is lacking in strength or thin and easily broken.
The definition of puny is something insufficient in size or strength.
In horse management an unsound horse is one suffering ill-health that affects its suitability for its intended work.
Lacking firmness or strength; flimsy.
Liable to break or to be broken.
(Idiomatic) attributive form of touch and go
So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
Having a fine texture:
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
Spun or drawn out to extreme fineness; delicate; fragile
Nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed:
Not firm or strong physically; weak; feeble, as from old age
Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing something:
(as a pro-sentence) How beautiful that is!
Not strong or substantial; slight:
Of, characterized by, or attentive to tiny details; exact; precise
Needing careful handling; precarious; delicate
The definition of uncertain is not definite or not confirmed.
Moving capriciously from one idea, interest, etc. to another; fickle
Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse:
Not physically sensitive; numb.
Strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy
Rough, crude, or forbidding in appearance
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
The definition of coarse is something that has large particles, poor quality, a rough texture or something that is in bad taste.
Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.
Lacking refinement or polish; not elegant.
Having considerable thickness:
Not critical; undiscriminating or indulgent.
Conducive to good health; salutary.
Appealing to refined taste
Showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
The definition of precise is exact.
Filled up; brimming over:
Having a sturdy build or strong constitution:
Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops:
Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
A piece displaying splendid craft, skill, and work:
Sensitivity to the feelings of others; tact:
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