Nicety

Definition of Nicety

Ni´ce`ty
n.1.The quality or state of being nice (in any of the senses of that word.).
The miller smiled of her nicety.
- Chaucer.
2.Delicacy or exactness of perception; minuteness of observation or of discrimination; precision.
3.A delicate expression, act, mode of treatment, distinction, or the like; a minute distinction.
The fineness and niceties of words.
- Locke.
To a nicety
with great exactness or accuracy.

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