Definition for DAIN'TI-NESS


  1. Delicacy; softness; elegance; nicety; as, the daintiness of the limbs. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
  2. Delicacy; deliciousness; applied to food; as, the daintiness of provisions.
  3. Nicety in taste; squeamishness; fastidiousness; as, the daintiness of the taste. Wotton.
  4. Ceremoniousness; scrupulousness; nice attention to manners. [Obs.]

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