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delicacy (n.)

late 14c., "delightfulness; fastidiousness; quality of being addicted to sensuous pleasure," from delicate + abstract noun suffix -cy. Meaning "fine food, a dainty viand" is from early 15c. Meaning "fineness, softness, tender loveliness" is from 1580s; that of "weakness of constitution" is from 1630s. 

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Definitions of delicacy

delicacy (n.)
the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance;
Synonyms: daintiness / fineness
delicacy (n.)
something considered choice to eat;
Synonyms: dainty / goody / kickshaw / treat
delicacy (n.)
refined taste; tact;
Synonyms: discretion
delicacy (n.)
smallness of stature;
Synonyms: slightness
delicacy (n.)
lack of physical strength;
Synonyms: fragility
delicacy (n.)
subtly skillful handling of a situation;
Synonyms: diplomacy / discreetness / finesse
delicacy (n.)
lightness in movement or manner;
Synonyms: airiness
From wordnet.princeton.edu