exquisite definition

  • adjective:
    • described as intricate and breathtaking design or execution: an exquisite chalice.
    • of these beauty or delicacy concerning arouse intense delight: a perfect sunset. See Synonyms at delicate.
    • Excellent; flawless: plays the piano with exquisite strategy.
    • Acutely perceptive or discriminating: "Blind dolphins have already been recognized to survive in the great outdoors, led by exquisite acoustic images of these victim” ( Kenneth Browser).
    • excessive; keen: suffered exquisite discomfort.
    • Obsolete Ingeniously devised or planned.
    • specially good or pleasing; exemplary.
    • Carefully adjusted; exact; precise; exact.
    • Recherché; far-fetched; abstruse.
    • Of unique beauty or uncommon superiority.
    • Carefully chosen or sought out; for this reason, of identifying and surpassing high quality; extremely great; fantastically exceptional; providing uncommon satisfaction.
    • Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- found in a poor or a beneficial feeling.
    • Of fragile perception or near and accurate discrimination; quite difficult to meet; precise; great; fastidious.
    • delicately gorgeous
    • lavishly elegant and processed
    • of extreme beauty
    • intense or sharp
    • Characterized by intricate and breathtaking design or execution: a perfect chalice.
    • of these beauty or delicacy concerning arouse intense delight: an exquisite sunset. See Synonyms at delicate.
    • exceptional; perfect: plays the piano with exquisite technique.
    • Acutely perceptive or discriminating: "Blind dolphins are recognized to endure in the great outdoors, led by exquisite acoustic images of the victim” ( Kenneth Browser).
    • excessive; keen: suffered exquisite pain.
    • Obsolete Ingeniously devised or thought out.
    • specially fine or pleasing; exceptional.
    • Very carefully adjusted; exact; precise; precise.
    • Recherché; far-fetched; abstruse.
    • Of unique beauty or uncommon superiority.
    • Very carefully chosen or sought after; for this reason, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; extremely good; delightfully excellent; offering rare pleasure.
    • Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- found in a bad or a beneficial sense.
    • Of fragile perception or close and accurate discrimination; challenging to satisfy; precise; good; fastidious.
    • delicately breathtaking
    • lavishly elegant and refined
    • of extreme beauty
    • intense or razor-sharp
  • noun:
    • one that is excessively fastidious in gown, manners, or flavor.
    • person who exhibits a perfect awareness of outside appearance; a person who is overnice in gown or ornament; a fop; a dandy.
    • A superfine guy; a dandy; a fop; a coxcomb.
    • Synonyms Fop, Dandy, etc. See coxcomb.
    • person who is extremely fastidious in dress, ways, or flavor.
    • one that exhibits an exquisite awareness of additional look; person who is overnice in gown or decoration; a fop; a dandy.
    • A superfine guy; a dandy; a fop; a coxcomb.
    • Synonyms Fop, Dandy, etc. See coxcomb.
  • others:
    • Exceedingly choice, elegant, fine, or dainty; very delightful, specifically from delicacy of beauty or brilliance of any sort: as, a vase of exquisite workmanship; an exquisite tiny; exquisite lace.
    • really accurate, fragile, or great doing his thing or function; specially, of keen or fine perception or discrimination; delicately discriminating: because, exquisite taste, etc.
    • Giving or prone of enjoyment or pain into the highest level; intense; keen; poignant: as, exquisite joy or torture; an exquisite sensibility.
    • wondering; careful.
    • Skilful; cunning; consummate.
    • Recondite; deep. Sir T. Elyot, The Governour, i. 10.
    • Exceedingly option, elegant, fine, or dainty; extremely wonderful, especially from delicacy of beauty or perfection of any sort: since, a vase of exquisite craftsmanship; an ideal miniature; exquisite lace.
    • extremely precise, delicate, or great in action or function; particularly, of keen or delicate perception or discrimination; delicately discriminating: since, exquisite flavor, etc.
    • Giving or vulnerable of enjoyment or pain inside greatest level; extreme; keen; poignant: since, exquisite joy or torture; an ideal sensibility.
    • interested; cautious.
    • Skilful; cunning; consummate.
    • Recondite; deep. Sir T. Elyot, The Governour, i. 10.

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