Noun(1) conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety(2) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
(1) These sub-heads, which are not all very clearly phrased, should accordingly be construed according to their general sense and without too much nicety of language.(2) The reply skated over the nicety that he has the right to censor key aspects of ISC reports on security grounds, and so will see the text before it is technically presented to him.(3) Last year, Porto brushed aside Monaco; the previous year Milan won on penalties after a match that was long on tactical nicety but short on excitement for the neutral.(4) Fry's displaced neighbors may not have known it, but their financial future hung on a legal nicety - the distinction between real estate and personal property or, in legal terms, chattel.(5) she prided herself on her nicety of pronunciation(6) Nevertheless, the book is rich in historical nicety culled from scholarly sources, and the avid fan of cultural folklore and the role of fraternal societies will experience it as a tough but rewarding nut to crack.(7) When asked who would be a good model woman writer she responded, ├ö├ç├┐I know of no one better than Miss Jewett to study for technique and nicety of construction.├ö├ç├û(8) That's fine, it's no big deal, and it's said as much as a social nicety than with any intent to actually do it.(9) This may sound a technical nicety , but notice that this activity is the primary activity on derivatives markets.(10) This confluence happens 100 yards behind Bath railway station, and matches the city's nicety of line.(11) But such technical niceties were never likely to win the day last week.(12) But behind the niceties of the legal arguments, most observers believe that the real agenda is the property play of this very valuable site.(13) Why should such niceties matter, as long as a dangerous terrorist is no longer at large?(14) I know it's not polite of me to jump over the social niceties like this, but I really don't care that much right now.(15) She would not mince her words or thoughts and never subscribed to social niceties of polite but fallacious and insincere expressions.(16) This, in other words, was not a time to get hung up on legal niceties .
1. subtlety ::
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