Definitions for nicetyˈnaɪ sɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. justness, rightness, nicety(noun)

    conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

    "it was performed with justness and beauty"

  2. nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement(noun)

    a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

    "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"

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  1. nicety(Noun)

    A small detail that is nice or polite to have but isn't necessary.

  2. nicety(Noun)

    Subtlety or precision of use.

  3. Origin: From nicetee, from niceté, from nice; see nice.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nicety(noun)

    the quality or state of being nice (in any of the senses of that word.)

  2. Nicety(noun)

    delicacy or exactness of perception; minuteness of observation or of discrimination; precision

  3. Nicety(noun)

    a delicate expression, act, mode of treatment, distinction, or the like; a minute distinction

  4. Origin: [OE. nicet foolishness.]


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