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Overview of noun nicety

The noun nicety has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) justness, rightness, nicety

(conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty")

2. nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement

(a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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