Meaning of NICETY in English


n. (pl. -ies) 1 a subtle distinction or detail. 2 precision, accuracy. 3 intricate or subtle quality (a point of great nicety). 4 (in pl.) a minutiae; fine details. b refinements, trimmings. to a nicety with exactness.

[ ME f. OF niceté (as NICE) ]

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