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See definition of subtile on Dictionary.com
  • as inrare
  • as instandout
  • as inthin

synonyms for subtile

  • extraordinary
  • limited
  • occasional
  • scarce
  • singular
  • strange
  • subtle
  • uncommon
  • unique
  • unlikely
  • unthinkable
  • unusual
  • attenuate
  • attenuated
  • deficient
  • few
  • few and far between
  • flimsy
  • inconceivable
  • isolated
  • light
  • out of the ordinary
  • rarefied
  • recherché
  • scanty
  • scattered
  • seldom
  • semioccasional
  • short
  • sparse
  • sporadic
  • tenuous
  • thin
  • unfrequent
  • unheard of
  • unimaginable
  • unwonted
  • delicate
  • flimsy
  • paper-thin
  • slim
  • translucent
  • wispy
  • attenuate
  • attenuated
  • rarefied
  • refined
  • sheer
  • slight
  • diaphanous
  • filmy
  • gossamer
  • permeable
  • rare
  • see-through
  • subtle
  • tenuous
  • unsubstantial
  • wafer-thin

antonyms for subtile

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  • common
  • commonplace
  • familiar
  • frequent
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • regular
  • standard
  • sufficient
  • usual
  • cheap
  • typical
  • well-done
  • worthless
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    How to use subtile in a sentence

    If not, might not the machinations of a brain so subtile affect the peace and happiness of Alice Bridgenorth?
    PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
    These, and other more subtile questions--like the nature of angels--began to agitate the convent in the ninth century.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
    The most subtile body is as a world, in which millions of parts unite and are arranged in the most perfect order.
    THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
    The little lamp was still burning, but the fresh fragrance of dawn had replaced the subtile odor of the oriental essence.
    UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
    You are associated by many subtile, indescribable ties with some of my most precious and most silent thoughts.
    GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
    Again the tones of his voice seemed to touch her woman's ear with some subtile perplexity even in the midst of her abstraction.
    JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
    That you would give me A subtile court-charm, to defend me from The infectious air of the country.
    THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
    Eck replied by one of those subtile distinctions which were so familiar to him.
    HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
    Why did I leave my house, and bring my Wife, To know the manner of this subtile place?
    BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (8 OF 10)FRANCIS BEAUMONT
    Though language were as subtile and flexible as thought, it still would be impossible to represent the full idea of the scene.
    THE WORKS OF DANIEL WEBSTER, VOLUME 1DANIEL WEBSTER
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