Adjective "Delicate" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Delicate


    Definition:

    adjective

    1. fine in texture, quality, construction, etc.: a delicate lace collar.

    2. fragile; easily damaged; frail: delicate porcelain; a delicate child.

    3. so fine as to be scarcely perceptible; subtle: a delicate flavor.

    4. soft or faint, as color: a delicate shade of pink.

    5. fine or precise in action or execution; capable of responding to the slightest influence: a delicate instrument.

    6. requiring great care, caution, or tact: a delicate international situation.

    Origin:
    delicate

    Examples:

    "situations can be delicate at moments."

    "issues can be delicate for parties."

    "weapons can be delicate to uses."

    "spheres can be delicate for adventurers."

    "situations can be delicate in spites."

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