Meaning of NICETY in English

NICETY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

legal

There are some legal niceties attendant upon this definition with which it is fortunately not necessary to deal in the present outline.

Without delving into the legal niceties too deeply, the procedure of a public inquiry generally takes the following form.

If Northgate ignored the bureaucratic niceties of prospecting licences, it also ignored the legal niceties of land ownership and trespass.

social

Young babies have no knowledge of the social niceties which will thenceforward determine their social response.

Clarac was used to social nicety .

On one level the social niceties ground on, the minutiae of dress and behaviour observed and chattered over.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The car includes such niceties as a cassette deck and bucket seats.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It did help that in those years Janir cared nothing for household niceties.

Occasions arise when there is no time for niceties, and Schubert was usually to the fore at such times.

Records of clothing and the other necessities and niceties of life are scanty.

That way, constitutional niceties will be respected.

This is a nicety , perhaps with no practical consequences.

Tourists observe the niceties of correct dress while viewing the Matterhorn.

Trade missions, diplomatic niceties, hurried journeys between here and Moscow, the lot.

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