What does exquisite mean?

Definitions for exquisite
ɪkˈskwɪz ɪt, ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ɪkˈskwɪz ɪtexquisite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exquisite, keen(adj)

    intense or sharp

    "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"

  2. exquisite, recherche(adj)

    lavishly elegant and refined

  3. dainty, exquisite(adj)

    delicately beautiful

    "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"

  4. exquisite(adj)

    of extreme beauty

    "her exquisite face"

Wiktionary

  1. exquisite(Noun)

    Fop, dandy.

  2. exquisite(Adjective)

    Especially fine or pleasing; exceptional.

    They sell good coffee and pastries, but their chocolate is exquisite.

  3. exquisite(Adjective)

    Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.

  4. exquisite(Adjective)

    Recherché; far-fetched; abstruse.

  5. exquisite(Adjective)

    Of special beauty or rare excellence.

  6. Origin: From exquisitus, perfect passive participle of exquiro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exquisite(adj)

    carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship

  2. Exquisite(adj)

    exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure

  3. Exquisite(adj)

    of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment

  4. Exquisite(noun)

    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

  1. Exquisite

    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. exquisitusex, out, quærĕre, quæsitum, to seek.]

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How to say exquisite in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exquisite in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exquisite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of exquisite in a Sentence

  1. Jacques Maritain:

    Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.

  2. Joseph Roux:

    Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.

  3. Audrey Hepburn:

    I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment.

  4. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    There is no exquisite innovation , because the coolest is waiting on the way

  5. George Santayana:

    It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.

Images & Illustrations of exquisite

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