Part of speech:
(Now Chiefly Brit.) High-priced; costly
(Microbiology) Having complex nutritional requirements.
Marked by subnormal structure, function, intelligence, or behavior:
Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
Highly valued, having a high personal value.
The definition of fragile is someone or something delicate, flimsy or easily broken.
Held in special regard; best liked; preferred
Delicately beautiful or charming and usually small:
Precise to a fine degree.
At the cost of great effort, damage, sacrifice, etc.
(Now Rare) Worthy of adoration or love
Highly valued, cherished.
Of inestimable value; priceless:
A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
A person who loves or is loved truly; (one's) sweetheart
Too nice; too fastidious, precise, etc.
Selected with care; well-chosen:
Exceeding; extreme; keen, in a bad or a good sense.
Excessively meticulous; fussy.
Of inestimable worth; invaluable.
(Cooking, particularly meats) Cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of steak or beef in the general sense).
Charging low prices:
The definition of deficient is a person of thing that is incomplete or lacking something needed.
Diminished, damaged, or weakened:
Without worth or merit; useless, valueless, etc.
Having no value; worthless.
Affected in speech, manners, etc.; pretentiously refined
The definition of cute is something that is little, or pretty and clever.
The definition of delicate is someone or something that is subtle, fragile, frail or a skilled example of something.
The definition of particular is pertaining to a specific person, thing or place, or something that is noteworthy or under immediate consideration.
Having no special designation, status, or rank:
A subordinate official, especially a servile one.
(Slang) A very agreeable person or an excellent thing
The relative darkness or lightness of a color. Value measures where a color falls on an achromatic scale from white to black.
Clear; unencumbered; equal; fair.
(Archaic) Honest, virtuous, or truthful
Having sufficient worth; deserving:
Artificial or affected:
Something, as an experience, that gives delight or satisfaction
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