From Old French sutiltÃ©, from L. subtilitas|subtÄ«litÄs < subtilis|subtÄ«lis "subtle".
- uncountable The quality or fact of being subtle.
#:With all his usual subtlety, he quietly fixed the problem before anyone else noticed it.
- countable An instance of being subtle, a subtle thing, especially a subtle argument or distinction.
#:The subtleties of this overture are often overlooked.
- context|countable|food An ornate medieval illusion dish or table decoration, especially when made from one thing but crafted to look like another.
#:At the king's coronation feast, several subtleties were served between main courses.
trans-top|quality or act of being subtle
Italian: sottigliezza f
Japanese: å¾®å¦ (ã³ã¿ãã, bimyÅ)
Russian: ÑÐ¾Ð½ÐºÐ¾ÑÑÑ (tÃ³nkostâ) f
Spanish: delicadeza f, sutileza f
trans-top|an instance of being subtle
Spanish: sutileza f
Translations to be checked
ttbc|Novial: subtilaje, subtileso (2)