8 Letters
4 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use delicate as a article or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Delicate
A 3 syllables article and 8 letters with the letters a, c, d, e, i, l, and t, 4 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letters ic. Delicate starts with a consonant and ends with a vowel with the starting letters d, de, del, deli, delic, and the ending characters are e, te, ate, cate, icate, ..
Exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury; "a delicate violin passage"; "delicate china"; "a delicate flavor"; "the delicate wing of a butterfly"
Middle English
Compound Words
A compound word, delicate has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are deli, and cate.
School Grade
Delicate is set as a grade five word that starts with d, ends with e, 3 syllables, 4 vowels and 8 letters.
Pig Latin
Delicate in Pig Latin is said as "elicateday or elicatedway".
d | e | l | i | c | a | t | e
de | el | li | ic | ca | at | te
del | eli | lic | ica | cat | ate
deli | elic | lica | icat | cate
Word Gram
Article Examples
exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing;
susceptible to injury;
"a delicate violin passage";
"delicate china";
"a delicate flavor";
"the delicate wing of a butterfly"
Adjective Satellite Examples
easily broken or damaged or destroyed;
"a kite too delicate to fly safely";
"fragile porcelain plates";
"fragile old bones";
"a frail craft"
difficult to handle;
requiring great tact;
"delicate negotiations with the big powers";
"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"
developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety;
"the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"
of an instrument or device;
capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely;
"almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments"
marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique;
"a surgeon's delicate touch"
easily hurt;
"soft hands";
"a baby's delicate skin"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Delicate"

There are 728 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to delicate.

Abstrusedifficult to penetrate
incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
"the professor''s lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"
"a deep metaphysical theory"
"some recondite problem in historiography"
Accommodatinghelpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
"the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"
"made a special effort to be accommodating"
Accommodativehelpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
"the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"
"made a special effort to be accommodating"
Accurateconforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
"an accurate reproduction"
"the accounting was accurate"
"accurate measurements"
"an accurate scale"
Acea serve that the receiver is unable to reach
Adeptsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Advertentgiving attention
Aeriala pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
Aeriformcharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality
as impalpable or intangible as air
"figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
"aerial fancies"
"an airy apparition"
"physical rather than ethereal forms"
Aeryany habitation at a high altitude

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There are 1 words that have the opposite meaning of delicate.

Ruggedsturdy and strong in constitution or construction
"a rugged trapper who spent months in the winderness"
"those that survive are stalwart rugged men"
"with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture"


There are 1 anagrams from delicate.

Anagram Definition
Delicateexquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing
susceptible to injury
"a delicate violin passage"
"delicate china"
"a delicate flavor"
"the delicate wing of a butterfly"

View English words with the unique letters used in delicate. Words With The Letters Acdeilt

Similar Words

There are 11 words that are similar to "Delicate".

Similar WordDefinition
Daintysomething considered choice to eat
Etherealcharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality;
as impalpable or intangible as air;
"figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle;
"aerial fancies";
"an airy apparition";
"physical rather than ethereal forms"
Exquisiteof extreme beauty;
"her exquisite face"
Fragilevulnerably delicate;
"she has the fragile beauty of youth"
Gossamerfilaments from a cobweb
Half Hardyn/a
Light Handedn/a
Overdelicateextremely delicate;
"an overdelicate digestive system"
Pastelany of various pale or light colors
Subtlefaint and difficult to analyze;
"subtle aromas"

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See Also (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Delicate"

There are 3 words/phrases you might want to use in relation to delicate.

See AlsoDefinition
Breakablean article that is fragile and easily broken;
"pack the breakables separately"
Fraila basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
Weakoverly diluted;
thin and insipid;
"washy coffee";
"watery milk";
"weak tea"

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