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
Made free from other matter, or from impurities; purified
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:
Having or showing regard for others and their feelings; thoughtful
(Mathematics) Of or relating to a point at which a curve has a horizontal tangent line, as at a maximum or minimum.
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:
Having grace, or beauty of form, composition, movement, or expression; elegant
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.
Not severe or acute:
Not firm or strong physically; weak; feeble, as from old age
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
Out of condition; flabby:
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.
Containing a considerable percentage of alcohol:
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.
Not strong or substantial; slight:
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:
Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing something:
(as a pro-sentence) How beautiful that is!
Lacking refinement or polish; not elegant.
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.
Having considerable thickness:
Not critical; undiscriminating or indulgent.
Conducive to good health; salutary.
Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.
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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