intense or sharp
"suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"
lavishly elegant and refined
"a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"
of extreme beauty
"her exquisite face"
Especially fine or pleasing; exceptional.
They sell good coffee and pastries, but their chocolate is exquisite.
Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.
Recherchu00E9; far-fetched; abstruse.
Of special beauty or rare excellence.
Origin: From exquisitus, perfect passive participle of exquiro.
carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship
exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure
of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment
one who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks′kwi-zit, adj. of superior quality: excellent: of delicate perception or close discrimination: not easily satisfied: fastidious: exceeding, extreme, as pain or pleasure.—n. one exquisitely nice or refined in dress: a fop.—adv. Ex′quisitely.—n. Ex′quisiteness. [L. exquisitus—ex, out, quærĕre, quæsitum, to seek.]
The numerical value of exquisite in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of exquisite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
The ceiling of this place is like none other, one of the most exquisite works of architecture, it's hard to look away.
Having just been in Italy, I fell in love with the marble streets and sidewalks of Verona, millions of footsteps pound and torture that stone daily, but the abuse creates the exquisite finish.
Dug from the tomb of taste-refining time, Each form is exquisite, each block sublime. Or good, or bad,-disfigur'd, or deprav'd,- All art, is at its resurrection sav'd All crown'd with glory in the critic's heav'n, Each merit magnified, each fault forgiven.
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- изящен, изисканBulgarian
- exquisitCatalan, Valencian
- bonísimo, exquisitoSpanish
- hienostunut, ihastuttavaFinnish
- kitűnő, nagyszerű, pompásHungarian
- squisito, deliziosoItalian
- esmero, primoroso, distintoPortuguese
- изысканный, изящныйRussian
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