delicacy - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate delicacy

delicacy is hyphenated as del-i-ca-cy

How to pronounce delicacy

delicacy is pronounced ´dɛləkəs ēː

Number of syllables in delicacy

The number of syllables in delicacy is 4

What part of speech in delicacy?

delicacy is a noun

How common in the word delicacy?

delicacy is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does delicacy convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'delicacy'

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Common collocations before 'delicacy'

any, approach, can, felt, get, great, just, local, made, show, such, sugar, thought, time, work

Words with similar spelling to delicacy

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Synonyms of 'delicacy'

accuracy, allergy, appreciation, appreciativeness, attentiveness, beauty, changeableness, complaisance, concern, cultivation, culture, decorum, detail, differentia, differential, difficulty, discrimination, distinction, Down, elegance, exactingness, exactitude, excellence, exquisiteness, feel, feeling, fewness, fineness, finesse, frailty, hairline, hazardousness, heedfulness, helpfulness, infirmity, insignificance, insufficiency, irritability, judiciousness, languishing, languishment, lightness, luxury, meticulousness, modesty, particularity, perfection, precision, propriety, punctuality, refinement, regard, regardfulness, responsiveness, right, savory, selectiveness, sense, solicitude, sophistication, subtlety, sweetmeat, tact, thought, tidbit, toleration, triviality, uncertainty, unsoundness, unsubstantiality, unwholesomeness, velleity, scrupulosity, satin, rigor, rightness, regale, rarity, quality, punctiliousness, pudency, precariousness, polish, photophobia, perceptiveness, palate, nuance, nicety, nectar, morsel, morbidity, morbidezza, mindfulness, meagerness, margin, manna, literality, literalism, levity, levitation, leniency, irresolution, invalidity, invalidism, instability, insecurity, indulgence, indecisiveness, inconsiderableness, identification, hypochondriasis, hypochondria, hyperesthesia, graciosity, gracility, Grace, goody, fuzz, fragility, fondness, fluff, finicalness, fidelity, feast, fastidiousness, exiguousness, exiguity, exhaustion, enervation, empathy, effeminacy, easiness, dubiousness, disintegration, diminutiveness, dilution, diaphanousness, dessert, decrepitude, decorousness, decency, debility, dainty, crispness, consideration, collapse, civilizedness, circumstantiality, cate, cachexia, buoyancy, bonne bouche, banquet, attenuation, ascent, anaphylaxis, ambrosia, affectivity, womanishness, weakness, wateriness, wasting, volatility, velvet, valetudinarianism, treat, titbit, textualism, tastefulness, taste, susceptibility, silk, shame, severity, sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility

Common Adverb Collocations of delicacy

almost, also, always, as, aside, enough, even, far, fully, hardly, here, highly, how, however, much, never, not, now, only, quite, rather, seldom, so, then, too, very, well, when, yet, sufficiently

Common Conjunction Collocations of delicacy

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, yet

Lists containing delicacy

Synonyms of 'accuracy'
Synonyms of 'allergy'
Synonyms of 'ambrosia'
Synonyms of 'anaphylaxis'
Synonyms of 'appreciation'
Synonyms of 'ascent'
Synonyms of 'buoyancy'
Synonyms of 'circumstantiality'
Synonyms of 'collapse'
Synonyms of 'concern'
Synonyms of 'consideration'
Synonyms of 'cultivation'
Synonyms of 'culture'
Synonyms of 'dainty'
Synonyms of 'debility'
Synonyms of 'decency'
Synonyms of 'decorum'
Synonyms of 'dessert'
Synonyms of 'detail'
Synonyms of 'differential'
Synonyms of 'discrimination'
Synonyms of 'disintegration'
Synonyms of 'distinction'
Synonyms of 'Down'
Synonyms of 'elegance'
Synonyms of 'empathy'
Synonyms of 'excellence'
Synonyms of 'exhaustion'
Synonyms of 'exiguity'
Synonyms of 'feel'
Synonyms of 'feeling'
Synonyms of 'fidelity'
Synonyms of 'finesse'
Synonyms of 'fluff'
Synonyms of 'fondness'
Common Noun Collocations of exquisite
Common Noun Collocations of esteemed
Common Noun Collocations of feminine
Common Noun Collocations of finesse
Common Noun Collocations of flavour
Common Noun Collocations of fastidious
Common Noun Collocations of lightness
Common Noun Collocations of modesty
Common Noun Collocations of mush
Common Noun Collocations of neatness
Common Noun Collocations of niceness
Common Noun Collocations of nicety
Common Noun Collocations of opal
Common Noun Collocations of overwrought
Common Noun Collocations of overstepping
Common Noun Collocations of regretfully
Common Noun Collocations of touch
Common Noun Collocations of tenderness
Common Noun Collocations of tins
Common Noun Collocations of tint
Common Noun Collocations of tact
Common Noun Collocations of unmanly