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Meaning of word delicate from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

delicate   adjective

Meaning : Exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing. Susceptible to injury.

Example : A delicate violin passage.
Delicate china.
A delicate flavor.
The delicate wing of a butterfly.

Sturdy and strong in constitution or construction. Enduring.

With a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture.

Meaning : Marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique.

Example : A surgeon's delicate touch.

Meaning : Easily broken or damaged or destroyed.

Example : A kite too delicate to fly safely.
Fragile porcelain plates.
Fragile old bones.
A frail craft.

Synonyms : fragile, frail

जो दृढ़ न हो।

कमज़ोर वस्तुएँ आसानी से टूट जाती हैं।
अदृढ़, कच्चा, कमजोर, नाज़ुक, नाजुक, मुलायम, लचर

Meaning : Easily hurt.

Example : Soft hands.
A baby's delicate skin.

Synonyms : soft

जिसके अंग कोमल हों।

सुकुमार राम ने शिव धनुष को तोड़ दिया।
कोमल, कोमलांग, तुनक, तुनुक, धान-पान, नाज़ुक, नाजुक, फूलपान, मृदुल, सुकुमार

जो कड़ा या सख्त न हो।

उसके हाथ बहुत ही मुलायम हैं।
अप्रखर, आक्लिन्न, कोमल, गुलगुल, तनु, नरम, नर्म, मुलायम, मृदु, मृदुल, लतीफ़, सोमाल

Meaning : Developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety.

Example : The satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense.

Synonyms : finespun

Meaning : Difficult to handle. Requiring great tact.

Example : Delicate negotiations with the big powers.
Hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter.
A touchy subject.

Synonyms : ticklish, touchy

Meaning : Of an instrument or device. Capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely.

Example : Almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments.


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