Synonyms for (noun) subtlety

Synonyms: niceness, subtlety

Definition: the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze

Usage: you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew

Similar words: difficultness, difficulty

Definition: the quality of being difficult

Usage: they agreed about the difficulty of the climb


Synonyms: refinement, shade, subtlety, nuance, nicety

Definition: a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

Usage: without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor; don't argue about shades of meaning

Similar words: significance, signification, meaning, import

Definition: the message that is intended or expressed or signified

Usage: what is the meaning of this sentence; the significance of a red traffic light; the signification of Chinese characters; the import of his announcement was ambiguous