Pronunciation of Daintiness
/dˈe͡ɪntɪnəs/, /dˈeɪntɪnəs/, /d_ˈeɪ_n_t_ɪ_n_ə_s/
Synonyms for daintiness:
discrimination, carefulness, persnicketiness, fussiness, delicacy, fastidiousness, criticalness, correctness, flawlessness, accuracy, literalism, meticulousness, prudishness, particularity, severity, preciseness, priggishness, diligence, exactingness, conscientiousness, properness, rigorousness.
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Usage examples for daintiness:
- In my earliest days at college I heard a complete exposition of the first six books of Euclid, given in four lectures, with masterly ease and freedom, by Professor Henrici, who did not hesitate to employ methods of demonstration which, though they are perfectly legitimate and convincing, were rejected by the daintiness of the Greek. - "England and the War", Walter Raleigh.
- She was a woman who had none of the external feminine signals in either dress or manner, no graces, no little womanly hesitations and alarms, no daintiness, yet neither anything distinctly masculine. - "Four Weird Tales", Algernon Blackwood.
- He was standing in her own drawing- room, noticing with what skill comfort had been combined with daintiness, and how she had followed the usual instinct of her kind in trying to create here in this room a piece of England. - "Witness For The Defence", A.E.W. Mason.