Definitions for "Delicacy"
The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness; as, delicacy of flavor, of odor, and the like.
Nicety or fineness of form, texture, or constitution; softness; elegance; smoothness; tenderness; and hence, frailty or weakness; as, the delicacy of a fiber or a thread; delicacy of a hand or of the human form; delicacy of the skin; delicacy of frame.
Nice propriety of manners or conduct; susceptibility or tenderness of feeling; refinement; fastidiousness; and hence, in an exaggerated sense, effeminacy; as, great delicacy of behavior; delicacy in doing a kindness; delicacy of character that unfits for earnest action.
The reproduction of very subtle, very faint details of musical sound, such as the fingertip-friction sounds produced when a guitar or a harp is played. See "low-level detail."
Keywords:  stature, smallness
smallness of stature
subtly skillful handling of a situation
The state of being affected by slight causes; sensitiveness; as, the delicacy of a chemist's balance.
Keywords:  choice, eat, something, considered
something considered choice to eat
Keywords:  lack, strength, physical
lack of physical strength
Keywords:  manner, movement, lightness
lightness in movement or manner