Meaning of NICETY in English

NICETY

[ 'nʌɪsɪti ]

■ noun ( plural niceties ) a fine detail or distinction.

↘a detail of etiquette.

↘accuracy or precision.

Phrases

to a ~ precisely.

Origin

ME (in the sense 'foolish conduct'): from OFr. nicete , based on L. nescius (see nice ).

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