daintiness daintiness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. How Governor Driscoll and the forces of daintiness would deal with the problem remained to be seen.
  2. Its saving grace is Eleanor Painter, distinguished among prima 'donnas by personal daintiness and a sterling silver voice.
  3. She wore gauze and charcoal diapers for daintiness.

Quotes

  • Reviewing "Cyrano" in The New York Times, Brooks Atkinson wrote, "Frances Reid plays an enchanting Roxane with a skimming touch and a daintiness of accent, as well as obvious enjoyment in the role."
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Brooks Atkinson Source: New York Times

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