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synonyms for delicateness

  • debility
  • decrepitude
  • delicacy
  • feebleness
  • fragileness
  • fragility
  • frailty
  • unsoundness
  • weakliness
  • weakness
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How to use delicateness in a sentence

Very nervous persons develop a delicateness and acuteness of smell which other persons do not even imagine.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
The others had all been women—womanly women, full of the weakness, the delicateness rather, that distinguishes the feminine.
THE GRAIN OF DUSTDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
And upon one of them she leaned, as if for delicateness and overmuch tenderness she were not able to bear up her own body.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Along the sides, the intricate carving was beautiful in its lacy delicateness.
THE LOST DOORDOROTHY QUICK
For a Kate of the Black Eyebrows in the plot makes many a mighty difference to the delicateness of a man's stomach.
THE MEN OF THE MOSS-HAGSS. R. CROCKETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DELICATENESS

  • delicacy
  • delicateness
  • feebleness
  • flaw
  • fragileness
  • fragility
  • frailness
  • frailty
  • insubstantiality
  • shoddiness
  • shortcoming
  • unsoundness
  • unsubstantiality
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.